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from the first

From the start or beginning; immediately. Honestly, I knew this was the perfect job for me from the first.
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from the (very) ˈfirst

from the beginning: They were attracted to each other from the first.
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The CBD, where demand seemed to take a breather in the first quarter, saw things pick up with a bang--leasing, driven by aggressive deals at 44 South Broadway and 445 Hamilton Ave., grew 475% from the first quarter to 298,030 s/f.
This is so, paradoxically, even in the exceptional case of a senior partner who made it clear from the first meeting with a student that she did not "need any companionship!" Both the students' autobiographical papers and their partners' histories, in whatever form the end up taking, bears witness to the depth and seriousness with which they are engaging in this process of reflection on what constitutes a life well lived.
Johnson's second collection of short stories, Soulcatcher, differs from the first in terms of subject and process of composition.
A few of them might already have come from the first stars, says Loeb.
Two UG students from each section and one G student from the first section had dropped the course for unspecified reasons.
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