get/make an early start


: to get started on a journey, activity, etc., early in the day
We want to get an early start tomorrow.

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Recent Examples on the Web Not to feel left out, skiers and snowboarders get an early start in March to take advantage of snow sports at eastern Sierra resorts. Mary Forgione, Los Angeles Times, 3 Mar. 2022 Although the official dates of Hispanic Heritage Month are Sept. 15 through Oct. 15, some venues, like the Dallas Arboretum, will get an early start. Norma Cavazos, Dallas News, 7 Sep. 2023 The 19-year-old spent the early summer working with the team’s other quarterbacks — notably fellow sophomore Beau Pribula — and the team’s skill position players to get an early start. Travis Johnson, Chicago Tribune, 21 Aug. 2023 After breakfast, which arrives on your doorstep at the Brickyards, get an early start for A Day Away Kayak Rentals, about a 10-minute drive inland through the waterfront district. Valerie Stivers and Hank Zona, WSJ, 5 Aug. 2022 Fourth of July celebrations: While most communities shoot off their fireworks on July Fourth proper, some communities get an early start on the long holiday weekend. Chris Kelly, Washington Post, 30 June 2022 In several battleground states, election clerks are not allowed to get an early start on verifying those votes and are given a small window of time to confirm them, which slows the count. Alison Medley, Chron, 3 Nov. 2020 The program will also expand to Central Connecticut State University so that participating high school students will get an early start by earning credits in CCSU education courses for free. Adria Watson,, 8 Oct. 2020 Last week, the company released its Holiday survey results, which found that 40% of U.S. shoppers plan to get an early start and 22% have already begun. Jj Kinahan, Forbes, 7 Oct. 2021 See More

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