start on

phrasal verb

started on; starting on; starts on
: to begin doing (something)
Did you start on your homework yet?
: to cause (someone) to start doing or using (something)
The doctor started him on a treatment with antibiotics.
When should we start the baby on solid food?

Examples of start on in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Nighttime grinding and paving will start on Sunday and continue through June 3. Jacqueline Pinedo, Sacramento Bee, 14 May 2024 Tharwa Khalid, a member of a local chapter of the Palestinian Youth Movement, said the protesters started on West 32nd Street and split into two groups, one on 32nd Street and another near Jefferson Boulevard. Jason Armond, Los Angeles Times, 13 May 2024 See all Example Sentences for start on 

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“Start on.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 May. 2024.

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