from the word go

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Definition of from the word go

informal
: from the beginning We were in trouble (right) from the word go.

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from the time

from the word go

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“From the word go.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/from%20the%20word%20go. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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