begin with (someone or something)

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begin with (someone or something)

To start with someone or something; to have someone or something be the first in a series. Let's begin with stretching and then we'll move on to cardio. You'll all have time to share about your summer vacations, but Caroline, we'll begin with you.
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begin with someone or something

to start off a sequence with someone or something. Let's have dinner begin with a nice clear soup. I will begin with Liz and take Frank next.
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In preparing to preach, I begin with one biblical truth that I want to communicate, and I draw stories from Vietnamese culture and literature as well as from current world events to illustrate that idea.
You might begin with one aspect of African American history, say, entrepreneurs or artists, and expand.
If we can only begin with one project, which one should come first?