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Meaning of “hit the ground running” in the English Dictionary

"hit the ground running" in British English

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hit the ground running

informal to ​immediatelywork hard and ​successfully at a new ​activity
(Definition of hit the ground running from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"hit the ground running" in American English

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hit the ground running

to be ​ready to ​workimmediately on a new ​activity: She ​studied the ​reports over the ​weekend so she could hit the ​groundrunning when the ​meetingbegan.
(Definition of hit the ground running from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “hit the ground running”
in Chinese (Simplified) 雷厉风行, 一举成功…
in Chinese (Traditional) 雷厲風行, 一舉成功…
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