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from the (very) first

Definition of from the very first in English:

From the beginning: he should have realized it from the first
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  • 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.
the beginning, the very beginning, the start, the outset, the commencement
informalthe word go, square one, the off
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