make a start

idiom

: to do the first part of something : to begin doing something
often + on
He arrived home and made a start on fixing dinner.

Examples of make a start in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Yamamoto has yet to make a start on less than five-days’ rest. Dylan Hernández, Los Angeles Times, 3 June 2024 Jason Davis was the only other pitcher to make a start for Cleveland that year. Paul Hoynes, cleveland, 29 July 2023 Cousins' is backdated to June 4. Jason Alexander to make rehab start Right-hander Jason Alexander, who did yeoman's work in making 11 starts for the Brewers last year but hasn't pitched this year with a shoulder issue, was slated to make a start Friday night with the Arizona Complex League team. Jr Radcliffe, Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2023 Houston recently lost righthanders José Urquidy and Luis Garcia to the injured list, and fellow righty Lance McCullers Jr. has yet to make a start this season after suffering an injury setback at the beginning of spring training. Josh Criswell, Chron, 5 May 2023 And he's done all his damage off the bench as the only player of Lundy's top eight who is yet to make a start. Todd Rosiak, Journal Sentinel, 1 Dec. 2022 Mullens, who made only one start with Kittle this season, has yet to make a start with Mostert in the backfield this season. Eric Branch, SFChronicle.com, 27 Nov. 2020 Cousins' is backdated to June 4. Jason Alexander to make rehab start Right-hander Jason Alexander, who did yeoman's work in making 11 starts for the Brewers last year but hasn't pitched this year with a shoulder issue, was slated to make a start Friday night with the Arizona Complex League team. Jr Radcliffe, Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2023 The Diamondbacks are expected to remain in a six-man rotation, manager Torey Lovullo intimated, which would line up left-hander Madison Bumgarner to make a start next week in San Francisco. Nick Piecoro, The Arizona Republic, 26 Sep. 2021

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“Make a start.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/make%20a%20start. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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