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start

In addition to the idioms beginning with start, also see false start; fits and starts; for openers (starters); (start) from scratch; from soup to nuts (start to finish); get off the ground (to a flying start); head start; running start; to start with.

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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