"begin" can be a verb. You can see the conjugations below.

begin
(pt began [bɪˈgæn], pp begun [bɪˈgʌn])
[bɪˈgɪn]
verbo transitivo
1. empezar, comenzar
  • to begin a new job -> empezar en un trabajo nuevo
  • to begin to do something, to begin doing something -> empezar or comenzar a hacer algo
  • I couldn't (even) begin to describe -> no sé ni cómo empezar a describir
verbo intransitivo
2. empezar, comenzar
  • to begin by doing something -> empezar por hacer algo
  • to begin again -> comenzar de nuevo
  • to begin with,… -> para empezar,…

begin [bi-guin]
  • To begin the world -> empezar a vivir
  • To begin one’s march -> ponerse en camino
  • To begin afresh o again -> volver a empezar o empezar de nuevo; proseguir lo que se había empezado y dejado
verbo neutro (intransitivo)
1. Nacer, principiar a existir. (n)
va. Empezar, comenzar, principiar, dar principio a alguna cosa.

begin [bɪˈɡɪn] began (past)begun (participle:past)
verb:transitive
1 (start) empezar; comenzar
to begin doing sth begin to do sth empezar a hacer algo
it's beginning to rain está empezando a llover; he begins the day with a glass of orange juice empieza el día con un zumo de naranja
I can't begin to thank you no encuentro palabras para agradecerle
it doesn't begin to compare with ... no puede ni compararse con ...
this skirt began life as an evening dress esta falda empezó siendo un traje de noche
2 (undertake) emprender; (set in motion) iniciar; [+discussion] entablar
I was foolish ever to begin it hice mal en emprenderlo
verb:intransitive
1 (start) empezar; comenzar; iniciarse (formal)
the work will begin tomorrow el trabajo empezará or comenzará mañana
the teacher began by writing on the board el profesor empezó escribiendo en la pizarra
let me begin by saying ... quiero comenzar diciendo ...
beginning from Monday a partir del lunes
to begin on sth emprender algo
to begin with sth comenzar por or con algo
to begin with, I'd like to know ... en primer lugar, quisiera saber ...; to begin with there were only two of us al principio solo éramos dos
2 (originate) [+river] nacer; [+rumour, custom] originarse

Verb Conjugations for "begin" (go to empezar)

Indicative

Present
Preterit
Future
I begin I began I will begin
you begin you began you will begin
he/she begins he/she began he/she will begin
we begin we began we will begin
you begin you began you will begin
they begin they began they will begin
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