begun

[ bih-guhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF begun

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BEGUN

She had begun to pull away in alarm when he seized her wrist.

Light and buoyant as the child was, her tightened clasp had begun to tell on him.

These concealed meetings, once begun, became an absorbing excitement.

They have begun so cruelly with me, that I have not spirit enough to assert my own negative.

I am more than delighted to find he has begun to take an interest in music.

Begun in 1851, Esmond progressed rapidly, and by the end of May 1852 it was completed.

"I don't like talking about things before at least they are begun," answered Christopher.

"I came to take him away," said Amy, who had begun to tremble from head to foot.

Thus came everything in to help the youth who had begun to mend his ways.

In this resolution he had begun to dress, but before he had finished had begun to have his doubts.

WORD ORIGIN

past participle of begin.

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