out of the chute


US, informal
: since the very beginning
He was successful (right) out of the chute.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Though manager Bob Melvin will be questioned for going with Clevinger and Sean Manaea out of the chute, not many options existed. Bryce Millercolumnist, San Diego Union-Tribune, 22 Oct. 2022 Jerry Jones has always tested boundaries, not only as the wheeling-and-dealing owner of the Dallas Cowboys and influential backer of the NFL’s return to Los Angeles, but as a youngster on the loose in El Segundo, a 5-year-old buckaroo out of the chute. Sam Farmer, Los Angeles Times, 19 Sep. 2021 Right-hander Freddy Peralta is first out of the chute and he is matched up against new L.A. ace Trevor Bauer (3-0, 2.53). Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 28 Apr. 2021 First out of the chute will presumably be a Range Rover high-luxury SUV; dealers will start taking orders for it later this year. Mark Phelan, Detroit Free Press, 29 Apr. 2023 At a Virginia bull riding event in September, a bull with a rider on its back fell to the ground after charging out of the chute, crushing its leg beneath its body. Susanne Ruststaff Writer, Los Angeles Times, 13 Nov. 2022 The Eagles are putting their rookie quarterback in a tough situation right out of the chute against the Saints and their (lately) tyrannical defense. Luke Johnson, NOLA.com, 12 Dec. 2020 The skinny: The Broncos will have a tough chore right out of the chute, taking on The Woodlands Christian, which is a classification larger in the TAPPS football alignment. Ted Dunnam, Houston Chronicle, 17 Sep. 2020 For that reason, MLB will enforce all of the new rules out of the chute in spring training. Alex Speier, BostonGlobe.com, 16 Feb. 2023 See More

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“Out of the chute.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/out%20of%20the%20chute. Accessed 29 May. 2023.

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