bright and early

idiom

: very early
We will be getting up bright and early in the morning.

Examples of bright and early in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web As the country radio programmers settled into their seats bright and early on a recent Friday morning for a presentation in a hotel ballroom at the annual Country Radio Seminar, they were met with a warning. Emily Yahr, Washington Post, 17 Mar. 2024 First, Lopez got up bright and early to visit the Today Show, wearing her caramel blonde hair in big, loose curls (styled by Jesus Guerrero) underneath a cute plaid beret. Kara Nesvig, Allure, 16 Feb. 2024 Zazie Beetz and Jack Quaid announced the nominees bright and early this morning. Dustin Nelson, EW.com, 23 Jan. 2024 Thompson and his team left Kansas City bright and early Wednesday morning, bringing with them a mountain of meat. David Hudnall, Kansas City Star, 8 Feb. 2024 Run like the wind Get up bright and early on Sunday and race across Virginia Key Beach Park (4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Miami) at the Carnaval Miami 10k/5k Run to kick off the month of events hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana that culminate with the Calle Ocho festival on March 10. Miami Staff, Miami Herald, 30 Jan. 2024 The noms were announced bright and early on Tuesday leading many Sundancers to go to bed early at the festival, something of a rare and noteworthy occurrence. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 26 Jan. 2024 The 2024 Oscar nominations that rolled in bright and early Tuesday morning leaned toward artsy, prestige fare — and away from more obvious blockbuster success. Jada Yuan, Washington Post, 23 Jan. 2024 Oscar nominations arrive bright and early Tuesday morning, the last of the season’s unveilings, following the guilds, the Globes, the Emmys, the ... what? Glenn Whipp, Los Angeles Times, 19 Jan. 2024

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“Bright and early.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bright%20and%20early. Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

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