Chinese translation of 'to begin with ... '
to begin with ...
首先 ...(shǒuxiān ... )
⇒ To begin with, I was sceptical, but I was soon convinced.
起初我持怀疑态度，但很快就相信了。(Qǐchū wǒ chí huáiyí tàidu, dàn hěn kuài jiù xiāngxìn le.)
Translation of to begin with ... from the Collins English to Chinese Dictionary