Main entry: commence, start, start out, set about, set out, get, get down, begin
Definition: take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
Usage: We began working at dawn; Who will start?; Get working as soon as the sun rises!; The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia; He began early in the day; Let's get down to work now
Main entry: put down, get down, set down, write down
Definition: put down in writing; of texts, musical compositions, etc.
Definition: pass through the esophagus as part of eating or drinking
Usage: Swallow the raw fish--it won't kill you!
Main entry: cast down, get down, dismay, dispirit, deject, demoralise, demoralize, depress
Definition: lower someone's spirits; make downhearted
Usage: These news depressed her; The bad state of her child's health demoralizes her
Main entry: get down, get off, unhorse, light, dismount
Definition: alight from (a horse)
Main entry: bring down, let down, lower, get down, take down
Definition: move something or somebody to a lower position
Usage: take down the vase from the shelf
Main entry: get down
Definition: lower (one's body) as by kneeling
Usage: Get down on your knees!