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get to/reach first base

US informal to have the first ​achievement or ​agreement that is ​needed for ​latersuccess: The ​proposal is so ​poorlydesigned, they won't ​even get to first ​base with the ​directors.
(Definition of get to/reach first base from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “get to/reach first base”
in Chinese (Simplified) 获得初步成功,跨出第一步…
in Chinese (Traditional) 獲得初步成功,跨出第一步…
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