start something/anything

Definition of start something/anything

informal

  1. :  to do something that causes trouble She is always trying to start something. Don't start anything.

Word by Word Definitions

startplay
  1. :  to move suddenly and violently :  spring

    :  to react with a sudden brief involuntary movement

    :  to issue with sudden force

  1. :  a sudden involuntary bodily movement or reaction

    :  a brief and sudden action or movement

    :  a sudden capricious impulse or outburst

somethingplay
  1. :  some indeterminate or unspecified thing

    :  a person or thing of consequence

    :  one having more or less the character, qualities, or nature of something different

  1. :  in some degree :  somewhat

    : used as an intensive giving adverbial force to an adjective

anythingplay
  1. :  any thing whatever :  any such thing

  1. :  at all


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