Examples from the Web for starters
For starters, that religious-themed movies are difficult to make and even more difficult to make successful.Are You There, God? It’s Nicolas Cage and the Year in Cinematically Pimped Religion|Matthew Paul Turner|December 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For starters, from a purely practical, all-hands-on-deck position, I say if you can do the job, you should keep the job.
For starters: No one knows what the future strategy against ISIS will look like.The Pentagon Is Officially Clueless About the ISIS War|Tim Mak|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
For starters, both the bats and the virus have to be present.
For starters, the average age of the Best Actor Oscar nominees last year was 47.
Starters should not wind on to bobbins when there is yarn on to piece up by.Instruction book on ring spinning|Francis L. Lincoln
The starting judge clanged his bell again, and the other three starters came up.The Bishop of Cottontown|John Trotwood Moore
The addition of starters made from yeast cultures resulted in the production of the undesirable condition.Outlines of Dairy Bacteriology, 8th edition|H. L. Russell
The voices die away as the two starters, with the expert who fastens the gaffs, are left alone in the center.The Social Cancer|Jos Rizal
You may be judges, or starters and offer the prizes, though, if you like.The Outdoor Girls in a Winter Camp|Laura Lee Hope
British Dictionary definitions for starters
- (of horses in a race) awaiting the start signal
- (of a person) eager or ready to begin
Word Origin and History for starters
c.1400, stertour "instigator; one who starts," agent noun from start (v.). For starters "to begin with" is 1873, American English colloquial. Starter home is from 1976; starter set is from 1946, originally of china.
Idioms and Phrases with starters
see under for openers.