I started

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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (I experienced the first stages)
a. comencé
I started school last year.Comencé la escuela el año pasado.
b. empecé
I started training two weeks ago.Empecé a entrenarme hace dos semanas.
c. inicié
After my divorce, I started a new life.Después de mi divorcio, inicié una nueva vida.
2. (I caused to operate)
a. encendí
I got in the car and started the motor.Me subí al coche y encendí el motor.
b. arranqué
I started the engine, and the oil indicator light went on.Arranqué el motor, y se encendió la luz indicadora de aceite.
c. puse en marcha
When I started the car, there was a loud noise.Cuando puse en marcha el auto, se oyó un fuerte ruido.
3. (I founded)
a. puse en marcha
I started this business many years ago.Puse en marcha esta empresa hace muchos años.
4. (I set out)
a. emprendí camino
I had a long way ahead, so I started early in the morning.Tenía un largo trecho por delante, así que emprendí camino temprano por la mañana.
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