get/start off on the wrong foot

idiom

: to begin a relationship badly
They got off on the wrong foot when they first met and they've disliked each other ever since.

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“Get/start off on the wrong foot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/get%2Fstart%20off%20on%20the%20wrong%20foot. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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