out (of) the (starting) gate

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out (of) the (starting) gate

Immediately; at or from the very starting position. Out the gate, the company's latest video game console has proven wildly popular. We're aiming to be the first one out of the gate with mixed-reality technology. The rowdy customer was out cold when the bouncer punched him in the head.
See also: gate, out