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synonyms for hit the ground running

  • begin
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • launch
  • take up
  • arise
  • open
  • originate
  • come into being
  • come into existence
  • embark on
  • enter upon
  • get cracking
  • get going
  • get one's feet wet
  • get show on road
  • jump into
  • kick off
  • lead off
  • start the ball rolling
  • tear into
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antonyms for hit the ground running

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  • close
  • complete
  • conclude
  • end
  • finish
  • stop
  • cease
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How to use hit the ground running in a sentence

A desultory conversation on politics, in which neither took the slightest interest, was a safe neutral ground.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Sleek finds it far harder work than fortune-making; but he pursues his Will-o'-the-Wisp with untiring energy.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
He didn't need to wait—as the birds did—until an angleworm stuck his head above ground.
THE TALE OF GRANDFATHER MOLEARTHUR SCOTT BAILEY
The Vine is a universal favorite, and rarely out of view; while it often seems to cover half the ground in sight.
GLANCES AT EUROPEHORACE GREELEY
Many of us had been hit by the balls, but a bruise or a graze of the skin was the worst consequence that had ensued.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
There he gave orders for the car to be put into running condition for the following morning, and returned to the hotel.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
The cantonment was split into two sections by an irregular ravine, or nullah, running east and west.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
Father Gaspara was about to ask another question, when Ramona appeared in the doorway, flushed with running.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Entrez donc, 'tis the work of one of your compatriots; and here, though a heretic, you may consider yourself on English ground.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
Then the enemy's howitzers and field guns had it all their own way, forcing attack to yield a lot of ground.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
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WORDS RELATED TO HIT THE GROUND RUNNING

  • arise
  • begin
  • come into being
  • come into existence
  • embark on
  • enter upon
  • get cracking
  • get going
  • get one's feet wet
  • get show on road
  • hit the ground running
  • inaugurate
  • initiate
  • jump into
  • kick off
  • launch
  • lead off
  • open
  • originate
  • start the ball rolling
  • take up
  • tear into
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