Definitions of Began

  1. Past tense of the verb begin.
  2. Imp. of BEGIN, v.

Usage examples for Began

  1. " I have come to talk with you," she began. – Kent Knowles: Quahaug by Joseph C. Lincoln
  2. We began to wish we had not. – The-Life-of-Me-an-autobiography by Johnson, Clarence Edgar
  3. She began the letter. – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  4. Since you began to play. – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  5. I began to feel as if I had, too. – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  6. They were all ready, and so Mr. Stickatit began. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  7. But as time went on they began to hope again. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  8. " Oh, but-" she began. – Antony Gray,--Gardener by Leslie Moore
  9. May began to laugh. – Carnival by Compton Mackenzie
  10. But the little people, who simply end further back than they began, what is to be done for them? – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  11. " Oh, I thought-" she began. – The Dweller on the Threshold by Robert Smythe Hichens
  12. Then I began to come to myself a bit. – The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 17 (of 25) by Robert Louis Stevenson Other: Andrew Lang
  13. " I may not see you again," he began. – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  14. When he began to speak, she stopped him. – Rose MacLeod by Alice Brown
  15. " Yes, but--" Susan began. – Saturday's Child by Kathleen Norris
  16. " I suppose not," Harry began. – A Little Bush Maid by Mary Grant Bruce
  17. " But surely-" began Charmian. – The Way of Ambition by Robert Hichens
  18. " The work is going to be hard," he began. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  19. " Well, I've been away," he began. – Ethel Morton's Enterprise by Mabell S.C. Smith
  20. One night it began. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder