in on the ground floor


in on the ground floor
(get) in on the ground floor to become involved in something from its beginning.

Can someone tell me how you get in on the ground floor of a money-making deal like that?


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  • in on the ground floor — ◇ If you are/get in on the ground floor of something (such as a new business or project), you become involved in it at the very beginning. He was able to get in on the ground floor of the computer industry. • • • Main Entry: ↑ground floor …   Useful english dictionary

  • get in on the ground floor — Ⅰ. get in on the ground floor UK INFORMAL (US also get in on the first floor) ► to become involved from the beginning in a business activity that you think will be successful: »This is our chance to get in on the first floor of an industry that s …   Financial and business terms

  • get in on the ground floor — get/be/in on the ground floor phrase to be involved from the beginning in something that is likely to be very successful The rewards can be great when you are in on the ground floor of an economic recovery. Thesaurus: to take part, or to become… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in on the ground floor — get/be/in on the ground floor phrase to be involved from the beginning in something that is likely to be very successful The rewards can be great when you are in on the ground floor of an economic recovery. Thesaurus: to take part, or to become… …   Useful english dictionary

  • be in on the ground floor — get/be in on the ground floor ► to be involved in a project or business activity from the beginning: »Get in on the ground floor of this booming industry now! Main Entry: ↑ground floor …   Financial and business terms

  • get/be in on the ground floor — ► to be involved in a project or business activity from the beginning: »Get in on the ground floor of this booming industry now! Main Entry: ↑ground floor …   Financial and business terms

  • get in on the ground floor — {v. phr.} To be one of the first members or employees to participate in the growth of a firm, educational institution, etc. * /Elliott got in on the ground floor and made a fortune at the company./ * /Mr. Smith who joined the new college as an… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get in on the ground floor — {v. phr.} To be one of the first members or employees to participate in the growth of a firm, educational institution, etc. * /Elliott got in on the ground floor and made a fortune at the company./ * /Mr. Smith who joined the new college as an… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ in\ on\ the\ ground\ floor — v. phr. To be one of the first members or employees to participate in the growth of a firm, educational institution, etc. Elliott got in on the ground floor and made a fortune at the company. Mr. Smith who joined the new college as an instructor …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get in on the ground floor — If you get in on the ground floor, you enter a project or venture at the start before people know how successful it might be …   The small dictionary of idiomes