Start off

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Definition

to start off (a discussion): to begin, to commence, to initiate (a discussion)
verb

Let me start off by saying (you're very beautiful): I would like to begin by saying (you're very beautiful)
idiom

Examples

  • "Susie why don't you start us off?"
  • "Can I start you off with something to drink?"
  • "I'm your host Dr. Donna Donovan and we'll start off by taking some phone calls."
  • "Why don't you start us off, Horatio?"
  • "Let me start off by saying that I consider myself lucky to have had the chance to speak to Miss Bliss in person."

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