Phrasal Verb: Start off
Make something start
Example:They STARTED OFF the meeting with an attack on our performance.
Begin life, a career or existence
Example:She STARTED OFF as a receptionist and ended up as the CEO.
Begin a journey
Example:We STARTED OFF early because we knew the journey would take all day.
Make someone laugh
Example:I was trying to be serious, but their comment STARTED me OFF.
Other Phrasal Verbs
We have 9 phrasal verbs with 'START'