posted by ali .
What is the sense of the word "starts" in the sentence below?
By doing this she starts something she did not know was going to happen.
Is the answer intermenttently?
"starts" is a verb. "Intermittently" is an adverb. They are not interchangeable!
Check out meaning #1.
No, "starts" means "begins." It's the first step in an activity or project.