n. 开端; 先兆; 原始思想; 初期
The beginning of an event or process is the first part of it.
This was also the beginning of her recording career...
Think of this as a new beginning.
The beginnings of something are the signs or events which form the first part of it.
I had the beginnings of a headache...
The discussions were the beginnings of a dialogue with Moscow.
The beginning of a period of time is the time at which it starts.
The wedding will be at the beginning of March.
The beginning of a piece of written material is the first words or sentences of it.
...the question which was raised at the beginning of this chapter.
If you talk about the beginnings of a person, company, or group, you are referring to their backgrounds or origins.
His views come from his own humble beginnings.
You use beginning to describe someone who is in the early stages of learning to do something.
The people that she had in her classroom were beginning learners.
1. the event consisting of the start of something;
2. the time at which something is supposed to begin;
3. the first part or section of something;
4. the place where something begins, where it springs into being;
5. the act of starting something;
1. serving to begin;
the beginning of the end
It's too late to go to the football match now; besides, it's beginning to rain.
Children should form good habits from the very beginning.
He's beginning to feel his feet now that he's been working here over a month.
Her figure is beginning to round out.
People are beginning to question the old dogmas.