Idiom:  from the get-go


Idiom:  from the get-go

  • from the beginning or start

Example sentences

  • I hated my roommate from the get-go.
  • You're very talented with languages so that's why you spoke English well from the get-go.
  • Usain Bolt led the race from the get-go.
  • We had problems with our new car from the get-go.
  • Sadly, the trip was a disaster from the get-go.
  •  I knew I'd made a mistake taking this job from the get-go so I quit after the first day.
  • My girlfriend and I were interested in each other from the get-go.
  • You'll love the movie—it was hilarious from the get-go.
  • I'm so embarrassed that I fell asleep at the conference but the first presentation was boring from the get-go.


  • ground zero
  • first base
  • square one

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