get/start off on the right foot

idiom

: to begin a relationship well
I want to get off on the right foot with your parents.

Examples of get/start off on the right foot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Sign up and get up to CA$1,600 in bonus cash to start off on the right foot. Sponsored Content, The Mercury News, 11 Mar. 2024 Las Vegas Aces star Kelsey Plum helped the team get off on the right foot on Sunday with a Game 1 victory over the New York Liberty in the WNBA Finals, 99-82. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, 9 Oct. 2023 Make sure to get off on the right foot by avoiding these five common newbie errors. Martin Fritz Huber, Outside Online, 11 May 2015 That creates an immediate urgency to get off on the right foot in the MW, which this season has combined its six-team Mountain and West divisions into one 12-team division. Kirk Kenney, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Sep. 2023 The Browns are 2-21-1 in openers and want to get off on the right foot, especially in the division. Mary Kay Cabot, cleveland, 8 Sep. 2023 The ball will drop in Times Square, fireworks will go off around the world and many will make personal resolutions to start off on the right foot. Alyson Krueger, New York Times, 30 Dec. 2022 New Year’s resolutions are undeniably a marker of another year for many, an opportunity for a clean slate or just to start off on the right foot. Abigail Rosenthal, Chron, 28 Dec. 2020 Chicago will hold out hope that the offense, led by Mitchell Trubisky, can start off on the right foot. Ryan Gaydos, Fox News, 10 Sep. 2020

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“Get/start off on the right foot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%2Fstart%20off%20on%20the%20right%20foot. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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