He wanted to satisfy her, thought of how to begin, the right way to phrase things.
A long red coal began to form on the end, the way it does when several people pass one around.
He'd never realized it could have begun the other way.
Rebecca's heart began to beat hard, the way it did when things went wrong.
The last time they went to the rock, everything began the same way as usual.
And indeed, the Bears' visit did begin the way he anticipated.
A day at the beach always begins the same way: hopeful.
The game began just the way the Nets wanted it to.
For the Rangers, the new year is beginning the same way the old one ended: with injuries.
In our house, the new year began much the same way the last one had ended.