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*start

 
1. and *jump(start) battery power to help start someone's car, etc. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) My car is stalled. I need to get a start. I got my car going. I got a jump from John.
2. help in beginning one's career; a first opportunity in the beginning of one's career. (*Typically: get ~; have ~; give someone ~.) She got a start in show business in Cincinnati. She had a start when she was only four.

start something

to start a fight or an argument. (Something can be replaced by anything or nothing with the negative.) Hey, you! Better be careful unless you want to start something. I don't want to start anything. I'm just leaving.

start

/light/build a fire under Slang
To urge or goad to action.
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Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation figures are also pointing to another strong year for housing starts in Northern Ontario.
If a child's shoes have holes in them, the Head Start teacher hopefully would have someone in the community who would .
Start by holding the bag at chest level and staggering the feet with a slight bend in the knees (photo 10).
However, Religious Right groups supporting the House's Head Start bill are calling on the Senate to follow the House's lead.
And a recent federal demonstration program called "Follow Through" has shown that Head Start graduates who continue to receive support through third grade actually score on par with national averages on reading and math tests--discrediting some earlier studies claiming that Head Start benefits wear off by grade 3.
Although the Soviet ratification bound Russia to the deal, the Federation's other nuclear republics - Belarus, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine - had to independently ratify the accord before the two nuclear superpowers could exchange inspectors to start the on-site verification process.
The 2007 Nissan 350Z Roadster Enthusiast with a 6-speed manual configuration starts at $35,550, while the 5-speed automatic configuration starts at $36,550.
Eight of those in the top 10 qualified in the first eight rows for Sunday's race, set to start at 5 p.
After holding the switch on START for just 10 seconds, the heater automatically goes into a 4-minute purge mode.
A bill from the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, proposed last fall, increases funds for Head Start and is to be debated soon in the Senate.
Hip Extension (Photo 2): Start with the hips in the flexed position.
As secretary of defense, Aspin is not likely to repeat his earlier objections to START when testifying before the Senate.
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In his only other start at Gateway, Hornaday started eighth and finished 21st in 1999.