v.curtain rises; the performance begins
The opera has begun.
What is the curtain time?
The competition opened in Beijing.
v.(of a meeting, an exhibition, etc.) begin
The second plenary session is now open.
The peace conference had begun its sessions.
The meeting will open tomorrow.
- "开" and "幕" can be combined as one word, or be used separately with other elements inserted.
The opening ceremony of the Olympic Games opened yesterday.
I'm afraid that the exhibition will not open in a short period of time.
The meeting was inaugurated in Shanghai.