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from the (very) first

Definition of from the very first in English:

From the beginning or the early stages: he should have realized it from the first
More example sentences
  • It is true to say that, from the first, the country's attitude to Europe has been ambivalent.
  • No wonder I'd felt connected to Antonio from the very first.
  • Siegfried, his head grader driver, ran one crew while Steve, who'd been with him from the very first, oversaw the other.
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