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hit the ground running

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhit the ground runninghit the ground runningSUCCESSFULto start doing something successfully without any delay Law graduates are expected to hit the ground running. hit
Examples from the Corpus
hit the ground runningHe said his Navy experience prepared him to jump into new jobs in new places and hit the ground running.The company also could shape a well-educated, flexible pool of employment candidates who could hit the ground running.The pressures to perform were immense and their careers were on the line: They expect me to hit the ground running.They either hit the ground running, or the ground hits them standing still.If we can hit the ground running, we'll stay ahead of the competition.Graduates of law school hit the ground running, you see, as soon as they enter practice.
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