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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
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A categoria masculina por peso de 58 a 68 kg fez 23,70 [+ or -] 5,14 chutes de ataque, 189 [+ or -] 39 chutes de ataque de 1 ponto, 7 [+ or -] 2 chutes de ataque de 2 pontos, 7,30 [+ or -] 2,90 chutes de contra-ataque, 112 [+ or -] 49 chutes defensivos de 1 ponto, 3 chutes defensivo de 2 pontos, 1 chute com nocaute, 7,50 [+ or -] 5,62 chutes frontal, 21,20 [+ or -] 6,73 chutes semicircular e 1,30 [+ or -] 1,94 chutes com giro.
Pieces of a broken Moses basket were found in a bin at the bottom of the chute, the court heard, and bits of wood were found inside the flat.
The reason why she decided to place her daughter in the rubbish chute may never be known.
In addition to the "contacting type devices" there are also the nuclear- or microwave-based detection systems, which have no entry into the chute.
Chute was a devoted family man and enjoyed time spent with his animals over the years, especially Snoopy.
No tools are required to rotate the chutes and hoppers for cleaning.
generated by an harmonic force that is acting under a slope angle [beta] according with the motion direction along the chute feeder (Fig.
THE death of a labourer, three months after sustaining head injuries falling down a rubbish chute at Everton's Finch Farm training ground, was accidental.
Best-selling author and political activist Carolyn Chute (a member of the 2nd Maine Militia) revisits western Maine and its impoverished residents in her first new novel in ten years.
EasyDrop's chute allows bags placed in its mouth to make a smooth descent to the bottom, thereby eliminating the need for the many heavily-laden and time-consuming journeys on the A380's internal stairs.
As one of the wing's B-52 aircraft touched down for a planned full-stop landing, A1C Nowosielski noticed the aircraft's drag chute had failed to deploy.
One animal learned how to push the stick through an opening and against a block inside the box, knocking the food off the ramp so that it could roll out through a chute.
Drops were conducted in both low-velocity environments with the standard G-12 chute and high-velocity environments with the standard 26-ft ringslot chute.