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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 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 tubes

(spoken) also go down the tube
to fail or become much worse His business is going down the tubes and he's about to lose his house. Prices are going up and the service is terrible - everything's going down the tubes.
See also: down, tube

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

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
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All materials for the chute must come from the "Parachute Resources" list (see below).
The chutes were also chosen for their design which alleviates the need for dust extraction, while at the same time controlling dust emissions.
Fold this into four equal sections to create a closed chute.
The chute is made of formed metal so there are no seams or cracks.
But he said a worrying trend had emerged where people had started to try and start fires in the chute deliberately and firefighters have to do extensive checks when so much smoke is created.
The chute generates the resistance that a steamlined kayak doesn't, and can save you a long paddle home.
The HLS Ecolo products will be sold by Midland Chutes distributors and manufacturer's representatives to customers in the architectural high rise industry.
These one piece, open-ended chutes direct trash into the waste receptacle.
Drops may contain large, unavoidable waves and holes or steep, congested chutes with complex, demanding routes.
The design of the chutes created by the Teesside firm cuts down on the amount of dust during loading.
They have introduced long plastic log chutes which allows timber to slide harmlessly down the hillside to waiting lorries without damaging the surrounding environment.
According to Coburn, neglected or infrequently cleaned air ducts and ventilation chutes provide the perfect environment for the growth of bacteria and mold.
There are spiral chutes from the upper sorter, and straight chutes from the lower one.
The purpose was to test the CRODON in situations where the proper liner choice can significantly reduce common flow problems: bins, chutes, hoppers and other bulk solids handling equipment.
The objective of the Hoosic River Flood Chute Naturalization Project is to develop a sustainable river and community friendly alternative design capable of providing flood management comparable to the flood chutes and levees.