start on


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start on

vb
(intr, preposition) informal Brit to pick a quarrel with (someone)
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4Getting important chores done Ian made a start on insulating other cold spots using 'Thermawrap' foil laminate insulating material, and lined the edges of poorly fitting doors with sticky-backed foam draught excluders.