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  • A golden key can open any door ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • A good beginning makes a good ending
  • A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step
  • Alarm bells began to ring
  • All systems go
  • An open and shut case ( a straightforward legal case )
  • Be open with
  • Before you make up your mind, open it ( Irish Independent advertising slogan )
  • Begin at the beginning
  • Beginner's luck
  • Bully off
  • Bump start
  • Calendar year ( twelve months beginning from the first of January )
  • Charity begins at home
  • Curtain raiser
  • Doubt is the beginning not the end of wisdom
  • Every kiss begins with Kay ( Kay Jewellers advertising slogan )
  • Failure to launch
  • Fresh start
  • From the beginning of time
  • From the top
  • From the word go
  • Game on
  • Game time
  • Gentlemen, start your engines
  • Get off the mark
  • Get off to a bad start
  • Get off to a flying start
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Get under way
  • Get up steam
  • Get your feet wet
  • Give it the green light
  • Go live
  • Go to town
  • Head start
  • His life's an open book
  • If enough people would stop smoking and start drinking, we could get out of ashtrays and into vermouth ( Cinzano advertising slogan )
  • In the beginning was the word
  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
  • Jump start
  • Just for starters
  • Keep a weather eye open
  • Keep an eye open
  • Keep an open mind
  • Keep open house
  • Keep your options open
  • Kelloggs, because your best days start with breakfast ( Kelloggs advertising slogan )
  • Kick in
  • Kick start
  • Launch one's lunch
  • Launch out at
  • Launch vehicle
  • Leave out door open
  • Leave the door open for
  • Leave your options open
  • Leave yourself open
  • Let battle commence
  • Let the games begin
  • Life begins at forty
  • Make a fresh start
  • My door is always open
  • New start
  • Not the beginning of the end, but the end of the beginning
  • Open All Hours ( Ronnie Barker television comedy series )
  • Open Pandora's box
  • Open book
  • Open door policy
  • Open fire
  • Open for business
  • Open government
  • Open house
  • Open marriage
  • Open mouth: closed mind
  • Open road
  • Open season
  • Open sesame
  • Open source
  • Open source software
  • Open the bay doors HAL ( A catchphrase from 2001, A Space Odyssey )
  • Open the box ( A catchphrase from Take Your Pick )
  • Open the floodgates
  • Open the kimono
  • Open to doubt
  • Open to offers
  • Open verdict
  • Open warfare ( engaged in active fighting )
  • Open wide
  • Open your account
  • Open your big mouth
  • Open your eyes
  • Open your heart
  • Out in the open
  • Pipe up
  • Power up
  • Press the button
  • Push at an open door
  • Scratch the surface
  • Sleep with one eye open
  • Start again
  • Start from scratch
  • Start over
  • Start the ball rolling
  • Step up
  • Take it from the top
  • Take the field ( begin a sporting event or a military campaign )
  • Take the money, open the box
  • Take the plunge
  • Ten summersets he'll undertake on solid ground ( Beatles song lyric )
  • The beginning of the end
  • The fur began to fly
  • The glorious twelfth ( of August - the start of the British grouse shooting season )
  • The start of a beautiful friendship
  • To boldly go where no man has gone before ( A catchphrase from Start Trek )
  • We have lift off
  • When the balloon goes up
  • Wide open spaces
  • With open arms
  • With your eyes open

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