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From the Get-go

What Does "From the Get-go" Mean?

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"From the get-go" is an English idiom. It means "from the very beginning."

Examples in Sentences

Here are three examples of the idiom "from the get-go" used in a sentence:
  • She was against the idea from the get-go.
  • They faced challenges from the get-go, but they managed to overcome them.
  • I knew this was going to be a successful project from the get-go.
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What Is an Idiom?

An idiom is a commonly used expression whose meaning does not relate to the literal meaning of its words. In other words, if you were to translate "From the Get-go" word for word, there is no guarantee the translation would help you to understand the meaning.

An idiom often includes a cultural or historical context that makes it difficult for non-native English speakers to understand. A phrase is classified as an idiom when a direct translation of the words does not reveal the meaning. Most idioms rely on shared knowledge or experiences known only to a specific community.

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