right off the bat


1. sth that happens immediately, without delay, first






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right/just off the bat

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 To do something right off the bat means to do it immediately or straight away from the beginning. Similar in meaning to 'right from the start'. This expression is usually used as a way of flagging something important at the beginning of a negotiation discussion or relationship."Right off the bat, I need you to know that I cannot work on weekends." "We had a great relationship right off the bat since we met each other in high-school and we've been friends ever since."

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  1. Right off the bat, let me tell you a few things before you start working here.

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  1. I realized the office environment was very unwelcoming right off the bat as soon as I entered.

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