from day one

from day one

From the first day or the beginning of something. Honestly, I've loved Frank from day one, long before we officially started dating. I'm sorry, but your assistant has annoyed me from day one! How can you stand her constant cheerfulness? If we're going to be successful, we need to do things properly from day one.
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from day one

COMMON People use from day one to talk about something that happens from the very beginning of an activity or a process. When I am treating patients with mild symptoms, I do not always prescribe a special diet from day one. Molly and I didn't get on from day one.
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from day one

from the very beginning.
1996 Christopher Brookmyre Quite Ugly One Morning The system churns out junior doctors who have paid bugger-all attention to the meat and two veg medicine they will find themselves up to their necks in from day one.
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from day ˈone

(spoken) from the beginning: This arrangement has never worked from day one.
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from day one

Since long ago; also, from the beginning. This twentieth-century locution continues to be used in both senses. The former appears in, “The weather forecasts have been wrong from day one.” Dermot Healy had the latter sense in Goat’s Song (1994): “From day one I was hung up on my son.” See also since the beginning of time.
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Michael Vandort and Mahela Jayawardene scored centuries - the former, on 87 from day one, reaching his third Test century with two sixes off consecutive balls.
WORKERS will be entitled to paid holidays from day one of their employment from today, instead of having to wait 13 weeks.
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Michael Vandort and Tillakaratne Dilshan opened and the former - on 87 from day one - soon made his hundred, two sixes off consecutive balls helping him to his third Test century.