Immediate or instant without causing any sorts of delays

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  • This particular saying originated from the baseball games back in the late 19th century. The ball disappears as soon as it hits the bat without any sorts of delays.
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Emma started working right off the bat because she knew that she can’t waste her time.

Submitted on February 25, 2019

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