get off off on the right foot

get off off on the right foot
get off/start off on the right foot 1. get off/start off on the wrong foot - if you get off on the wrong foot with someone you have just met, your relationship starts badly, often with an argument.

I got off on the right foot by telling her how impressed I was with her work.

(usually in past tenses)
2. get off/start off on the wrong foot - to start an activity badly.

The commission has started off on the right foot by consulting local people.


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  • get off on the right foot — get (or start) off on the right (or wrong) foot make a good (or bad) start at something, esp. a task or relationship * * * get off on the right foot see ↑foot, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑right …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off on the right foot with someone — get off on the right/wrong/foot with someone phrase to immediately establish a good/​bad relationship with someone when you first meet them or first start working with them I got off on the wrong foot with Patrick. Thesaurus: to start a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off on the right foot — to begin doing something in a way that is likely to succeed. We like to start our meetings on time, and we got off on the right foot this morning …   New idioms dictionary

  • get off on the right foot (with somebody) — get/start off on the right/wrong ˈfoot (with sb) idiom (informal) to start a relationship well/badly • I seem to have got off on the wrong foot with the new boss. Main entry: ↑footidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • get off on the right foot — ► get (or start) off on the right (or wrong) foot make a good (or bad) start at something. Main Entry: ↑foot …   English terms dictionary

  • get/start off on the right foot — to begin a relationship well I want to get off on the right foot with your parents. • • • Main Entry: ↑foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • get start off on the right foot — get off/start off on the right foot 1. get off/start off on the wrong foot if you get off on the wrong foot with someone you have just met, your relationship starts badly, often with an argument. I got off on the right foot by telling her how… …   New idioms dictionary

  • get off on the wrong foot with someone — get off on the right/wrong/foot with someone phrase to immediately establish a good/​bad relationship with someone when you first meet them or first start working with them I got off on the wrong foot with Patrick. Thesaurus: to start a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • get/start off on the right foot — ► get (or start) off on the right (or wrong) foot make a good (or bad) start at something. Main Entry: ↑foot …   English terms dictionary

  • get off on the right (or wrong) foot — idi get off on the right (or wrong) foot, to begin well (or badly) …   From formal English to slang

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