from the word go

from the word go
phrasal
: from the very beginning

he was a drag and a brake on me from the word go — W.D.Howells

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from the word go
From the very beginning
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Main Entry:go

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from the word go phrase
from the time when something starts

We expected business would start slowly, but from the word go we were really busy.

Thesaurus: from or at the beginningsynonym
Main entry: word

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informal from the very beginning

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from the word go
informal : from the beginning

The show was a success from the word go.

We were in trouble (right) from the word go.

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Main Entry:word

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