get-go


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get-go

(gĕt′gō′)
n. Informal
The beginning; outset: "My candidate from the get-go ... never got going" (David Nyhan).

get-go

n
from the get-go informal from the beginning: I've been your friend from the get-go.

get′-go`


n.
Slang. the very beginning: from the get-go.
[1965–70, Amer.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.get-go - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
birth - the time when something begins (especially life); "they divorced after the birth of the child"; "his election signaled the birth of a new age"
incipience, incipiency - beginning to exist or to be apparent; "he placed the incipience of democratic faith at around 1850"; "it is designed to arrest monopolies in their incipiency"
point in time, point - an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave"
starting point, terminus a quo - earliest limiting point
threshold - the starting point for a new state or experience; "on the threshold of manhood"
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Playing in his second straight World Cup, Blatche is expected to lead the Philippines' fight from the get-go.
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