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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.
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.
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.
rude slang One's anal canal, including the rectum. That food was so spicy that my whole poop chute was on fire when I went to the bathroom the next morning! They're going to stick a camera up my poop chute to see if there's anything wrong with my intestines.
go down the chute
To fail; to be ruined or destroyed; to be squandered or wastefully discarded. My father's company is now going down the chute because of the incompetent new CEO. All of our savings have gone down the chute ever since Jack had his little gambling spree in Las Vegas.
go down the chuteand 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.
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.
go down the chuteverb
n. the rectum and anus. The doctor actually stuck his finger up my poop chute.
out of the chute
At the very beginning; right away: Sales were strong right out of the chute.