Synonyms for start something
- ask for trouble
- call out
- cross swards
- do something about it
- invite to debate
- knock the chip off one's shoulder
- meet face to face
- stand up to
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR START SOMETHING
"Just to be sure you don't try to start something," he explained coldly.
Evidently he planned to start something if there was anything to start.
Still, offered Hazel, you managed to start something yesterday.
Publicity is what you need, Jim, when you are trying to start something new.
It seemed to be a case of waiting for the other fellow to start something.
Hearing that we are gone, he will start something—if only to join us.
I wish we could start something that would wake them up before they leave.
With the stake I already got together, we could start something.
Well, I hesitate to start something which I may be unable to finish.
It's like some fool will start something and I don't want you on my mind.