from the get-go


US, informal
: from the very beginning
She didn't like me from the get-go.
They were involved in the project from the get-go.

Examples of from the get-go in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Death itself is a marvelous creation by the visual effects team led by Mike Stillwell and Andrew Simmonds, fascinating and engaging from the get-go, his gaze nothing short of soulful. Sheri Linden, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Sep. 2023 The conclusion to this story has made most of the internet conclude that men heavily interested in fashion are not to be trusted but men are not to be trusted from the get-go. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 5 Sep. 2023 Beyond that, Congress, from the get-go, has regulated the nature of the Supreme Court and the judicial system, starting with the First Congress and the seminal Federal Judiciary Act of 1789. Norman J. Ornstein, The New Republic, 11 Sep. 2023 The schedule is brutal, right from the get-go with Sunday’s opener against the defending NFC champion Eagles. Globe Staff,, 9 Sep. 2023 These flats slip on effortlessly and come with a smooth, comfortable fit from the get-go—no need to worry about any uncomfortable breaking-in phase. Lily Wohlner, Women's Health, 25 Aug. 2023 But longtime followers, knowing her online persona, were wary from the get-go. Angela Yang, NBC News, 11 Aug. 2023 For a team with a small margin for error, the Patriots have to be set up for success from the get-go. Globe Staff,, 16 Aug. 2023 Both of our testers—one with plantar fasciitis and the other with wide feet—said these were comfortable from the get-go, with no rubbing or blistering, and actually ease the pain that often comes with being on your feet all day. Hannah Dylan Pasternak, SELF, 15 Aug. 2023 See More

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“From the get-go.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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