get (one's) start (in something)

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get (one's) start (in something)

To get one's first chance or opportunity to begin a career (in something). I got my start in publishing as an editorial assistant, and I just kept climbing the ranks from there. My father had a friend whose mother was a senator, she helped him get his start in politics.
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Keeping with that tradition, our Jewish guest is writer, model, and Twitter phenom Julia Frakes, who describes getting her start in the fashion world when she was 16.
Alexa is a smarty who's dazzled Hollywood since getting her start at age 5.
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Getting her started is hard but for the sake of your family she needs to address this, so keep encouraging her.
Actually, all those bitching, bullying and racist accusations seem only to have served in getting her started.