get off to a flying start


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get off to a flying start

To experience an initial advantage, benefit, or auspicious position at the beginning or outset of some action, endeavor, or undertaking. John's company got off to a flying start, thanks to his father's generous investments.
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get off to a ˌflying ˈstart

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get off to a ˈflyer

make a very good, successful start: She got off to a flying start, gaining several points in the first few minutes.
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