If you get off to a good start
, you are successful
in the early stages
of doing something. If you get off to a bad start
, you are not successful in the early stages of doing something.
The new Prime Minister has got off to a good start, but he still has to demonstrate
what manner of leader he is going to be.
England got off to a bad start in the Five Nations' Championship, losing 35-10 to
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