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get off/start off on the wrong foot

 
1. if you get off on the wrong foot with someone you have just met, your relationship starts badly, often with an argument (usually in past tenses) I don't really know why, but somehow Clare and I got off on the wrong foot.
2. to start an activity badly If I get off on the wrong foot with one of my paintings, I know it will never be right.
See also: foot, get, off, on, wrong