begin by (doing something)

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begin by (doing something)

To start by taking a particular action (which is named after "by"). We will begin by stretching. I began by checking out all the library books I would need for my research.
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References in classic literature ?
He would begin by fixing upon me an exceedingly severe stare, keeping it up for several minutes at a time, particularly on meeting me or seeing me out of the house.
lt;/pre> <p>"Starting with the fundamental idea that education for the very young must begin by sensitively channeling children's constant activity and interaction with the physical world,"(Brosterman, 1997, p.
Begin by passing the knot to the right around the group.
Begin by forming groups of three participants, seated within a Raccoon Circle.
Thus, distributions from these plans must begin by April 1 of the calendar year following the calendar year in which the employee attains age 70k, even though the employee (or IRA participant) has not retired.
An audiotape playback of the conference call will begin by 12 Noon EST and run through 12 Noon on Tuesday, December 13th.
I begin by asking a volunteer to tell from memory the Walt Disney version of "Cinderella.
Distributions must begin by the end of the calendar year following the IRA owner's death.