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out of the chute

At the outset; from the very beginning; from the get-go. The company's accounts hadn't been kept in proper order for years, so the new owner was saddled with tremendous debt right out of the chute.
See also: chute, of, out

straight out of the chute

Immediately. Yes, our company is relatively new, but we've had great success straight out of the chute. Tom pitched well straight out of the chute, but he struggled as the game went on.
See also: chute, of, out, straight

go down the tubes

To fail; to be ruined or destroyed; to be squandered or wastefully discarded. My father's company is going down the tubes because of the incompetent new CEO. All of our savings have gone down the tubes ever since Jack had his little gambling spree in Las Vegas.
See also: down, tube

go down the chute

 and go down the drain; go down the tube(s)
Sl. to fail; to be thrown away or wasted. Everything we have accomplished has gone down the chute. The whole project went down the drain.
See also: chute, down

go down the tube(s)

and go down the chute
in. to fail totally; to be ruined. I tried, but it all went down the tube. All my plans just went down the chute.
See also: down, tube

go down the chute

verb
See also: chute, down

poop chute

n. the rectum and anus. The doctor actually stuck his finger up my poop chute.
See also: chute, poop

out of the chute

At the very beginning; right away: Sales were strong right out of the chute.
See also: chute, of, out