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I need your help on the following.
What is the difference between begin and start?
When can we use begin and when can we use start?
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Start and begin are mostly interchangeable. In the following sentences begin cannot replace start:
When planning a journey: “what time shall we start?”
Seeing my old schoolfriend again started me thinking about the old days.
The reasons are which words collocate with which verb.
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