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"Let's start" is a phrase which is often translated as "empecemos", and "let's get started" is a phrase which is also often translated as "empecemos". Learn more about the difference between "let's start" and "let's get started" below.
let's start
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (let's begin)
a. empecemos
What should we chop first? - Let's start with the onions.¿Qué debemos picar primero? - Empecemos con las cebollas.
b. comencemos
Ashley finally left the room. Let's start planning her surprise party now.Ashley por fin salió de la habitación. Comencemos a planear su fiesta sorpresa ahora.
c. vamos a empezar
Let's start trying to have a baby.Vamos a empezar a tratar de tener un bebé.
d. vamos a comenzar
Let's start saving for our retirement.Vamos a comenzar a ahorrar para la jubilación.
e. vamos a iniciar
I think we got off to a bad start. Let's start over.Creo que empezamos mal. Vamos a iniciar de nuevo.
2. (let's cause to begin)
a. empecemos
Let's start the movie now.Empecemos la película ya.
b. iniciemos
Let's start the meeting.Iniciemos la reunión.
c. vamos a dar comienzo a
Let's start the party.Vamos a dar comienzo a la fiesta.
d. provoquemos
Let's start a scandal. It'll be fun.Provoquemos un escándalo. Será divertido.
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let's get started
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. empecemos
This game sounds like a lot of fun. Let's get started!Este juego me parece muy divertido. ¡Empecemos!
b. vamos a empezar
Today's lesson has four parts. Let's get started.La lección de hoy se divide en cuatro secciones, vamos a empezar.
c. comencemos
There's a lot of cleaning to do and not much time. Let's get started.Hay mucho que limpiar y poco tiempo, comencemos.
d. vamos a comenzar
Each waiter will wait on four tables. Let's get started.Cada mesero atenderá cuatro mesas de la sala, vamos a comenzar.
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