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Phrasal Verbs: Start

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
We don’t want to start off a riot.
B
We don’t want to start in a riot.
Question 1 Explanation: 
Start off means to make something start.
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
We could have breakfast before we start at the painting.
B
We could have breakfast before we start on the painting.
Question 2 Explanation: 
Start on means to begin to use.
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
He started out as a salesperson before turning to poetry.
B
He started in as a salesperson before turning to poetry.
Question 3 Explanation: 
Start out means to begin a journey.
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