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começar

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Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: co‧me‧çar

Verb

começar

  1. (intransitive) to start, to begin
    Fique quieto, o filme já vai começar! — “Keep quiet, the movie is going to start soon!”
  2. (transitive) to make something start, to make something begin
    Vou começar a lição de inglês, falando sobre verbos irregulares. — “I will start the English lesson, talking about irregular verbs.”
  3. (intransitive) to start a personal ability, to have a first experience
    Não sei cozinhar ainda, mas comecei com alguns pratos simples. — “I don't know how to cook yet, but I started with some simple foods.”
  4. First-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of verb começar.
  5. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with você?) future subjunctive of verb começar.
  6. First-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of verb começar.
  7. Third-person singular (ele, ela, also used with você?) personal infinitive of verb começar.

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