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  • Children's shoes have far to go ( Start-Rite Shoes advertising slogan )
  • Clean slate
  • Come on stream
  • Culture shock
  • Cut your teeth
  • Dawn of a new day
  • Day one
  • Denial of service attack
  • Don't get me started
  • Doubt is the beginning not the end of wisdom
  • Eyebrow raising ( something that creates shock or surprise )
  • Find your feet
  • Find your footing
  • Fire away
  • First up
  • Fresh start
  • From soup to nuts
  • From the beginning of time
  • From the get go
  • From the top
  • From the word go
  • Future shock
  • Gentlemen, start your engines
  • Germ of an idea
  • Get a toehold
  • Get around to it
  • Get cracking
  • Get into gear
  • Get off on the right foot
  • Get off the mark
  • Get off to a bad start
  • Get off to a flying start
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Get the show on the road
  • Get under way
  • Get up steam
  • Get weaving
  • Get your feet wet
  • Get your toe in the door
  • Head start
  • Heart attack on a plate
  • Heart attack waiting to happen
  • Here goes
  • I've started so I'll finish ( A catchphrase from Mastermind )
  • If enough people would stop smoking and start drinking, we could get out of ashtrays and into vermouth ( Cinzano advertising slogan )
  • In fits and starts
  • In for a shock
  • In shock
  • In the beginning was the word
  • It starts here ( Molson Canadian beer advertising slogan )
  • It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas
  • Jump start
  • Jump the gun
  • Jumping off point
  • Kelloggs, because your best days start with breakfast ( Kelloggs advertising slogan )
  • Kick in
  • Kick off
  • Kick start
  • Let battle commence
  • Let her rip
  • Let the games begin
  • Line of attack
  • Make a fresh start
  • New start
  • None starter
  • Not the beginning of the end, but the end of the beginning
  • On The Origin Of Species ( Charles Darwin book )
  • Pipe up
  • Power up
  • Ready for the off
  • Ready set go
  • Ready steady go
  • Ready to roll
  • Seconds out
  • Serious as a heart attack
  • Set in motion
  • Set in train
  • Shell shock
  • Shock and awe
  • Shock horror
  • Shock jock
  • Short sharp shock
  • Sign on
  • Sign up
  • Snack attack
  • Start again
  • Start from scratch
  • Start over
  • Start the ball rolling
  • Starter marriage
  • Starting Over ( John Lennon song )
  • Starting line up
  • Sticker shock
  • Take it from the top
  • Take the field ( begin a sporting event or a military campaign )
  • The beginning of the end
  • The glorious twelfth ( of August - the start of the British grouse shooting season )
  • The longest journey starts with a single step
  • The shock of the new
  • The start of a beautiful friendship
  • The top of the programme
  • Thin end of the wedge
  • Throw a beanball ( A baseball expression meaning to attack an opponent by aiming at their head )
  • To boldly go where no man has gone before ( A catchphrase from Start Trek )
  • Under starter's orders
  • Under way
  • We have lift off
  • Your starter for ten ( A catchphrase from University Challenge )

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