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Get in on the ground floor

verb phrase

To be an original participant, esp in something profitable: Sign up today if you want to get in on the ground floor

[1904+ Business & finance; ground floor meaning ”the very basis or beginning” is found by 1864]


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    verb phrase (also get jammed up)To encounter trouble; get into hot water: Call me if you get into a jam/ Stay away from those guys. You’re only going to get jammed up (1914+)

  • Get into hot water

    verb phrase To encounter trouble; incite hostility to oneself: which reportedly got van Zuylen into hot water with the designer (1848+) see: hot water

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