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(right) out of the box

informal

Definition of right out of the box in English:

1Used to refer to the immediate usability or functionality of a newly purchased product, typically an electronic device or a piece of software: most laptops come with wireless capability out of the box console games need to be good to go right out of the box
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  • Let the developers give us, the paying, gaming public, products that are playable out of the box.
  • We slapped it into the Vancouver mobo and had the whole thing running first time within 30 minutes of taking the motherboard out of the box.
  • Unlike its predecessor, the console will play DVDs straight out of the box - no need for the optional extra DVD kit.
1.1chiefly US From the very beginning; immediately: his family memoir was a ratings smash right out of the box
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  • We had to work pretty hard to gain some speed back that we had expected to have right out of the box.
  • I think we had some good chemistry, you know, between the two of us right out of the box.
  • To fault Mad About You for not being perfect out of the box (and it's the rare show that is) is unfair.
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