first out of the gate

First out of the gate
When someone is first out of the gate, they are the first to do something that others are trying to do.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • first out of the gate —    When someone is first out of the gate, they are the first to do something that others are trying to do.   (Dorking School Dictionary)    ***    If you are first out of the gate, you are the first to make a start at something that others have… …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • First out of the gate —   When someone is first out of the gate, they are the first to do something that others are trying to do …   Dictionary of English idioms

  • first out of the gate (to be) —  Initial leader; fast starter.  ► “The Risk Assessment bill will be first out of the gate to relate directly to the 9 major environmental statutes.” (Environment Today, Jan./Feb. 1995, p. 22) …   American business jargon

  • out of the gate — out of the (starting) gate at or from the very beginning. The Jayhawks scored the first twelve points out of the gate. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of starting gate (= a set of doors that open at the same time to allow horses to begin… …   New idioms dictionary

  • out of the starting gate — out of the (starting) gate at or from the very beginning. The Jayhawks scored the first twelve points out of the gate. Etymology: based on the literal meaning of starting gate (= a set of doors that open at the same time to allow horses to begin… …   New idioms dictionary

  • The Gate of the Year — is a poem by Minnie Louise Haskins, an American academic who studied and then taught at the London School of Economics in the first half of the twentieth century.The poem, published in 1908, was part of a collection entitled The Desert . It… …   Wikipedia

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  • Rider at the Gate — Infobox Book name = Rider at the Gate title orig = translator = image caption = First edition cover author = C. J. Cherryh illustrator = cover artist = country = United States language = English series = subject = genre = Science Fiction… …   Wikipedia

  • Charon: A Dragon at the Gate —   Author(s) Jack L. Chalker …   Wikipedia

  • Wolves at the gate (Buffy Comic) — Wolves at the Gate Wolves at the Gate Editeur Dark Horse Date(s) de Publication Partie 1 : mars 2008 Partie 2 : avril 2008 Partie 3 : mai 2008 Partie 4 : Juin 20 …   Wikipédia en Français

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