What does right off the bat originate? Real answer please stupid english project!


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Akimoto Yuki answered
Right off the bat, Informal. At once; without delay------The Oxford English Dictionary dates this term to 1914 in Maclean's, a Canadian magazine. An older term, "hot from the bat" dates to the 1888 playMeisterschaft by Mark Twain.[98]
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Janey answered
It's an English cricketing term from the 1900s meaning immediately or right away.Once the cricketer had hit the ball with his bat, he had to run between the two stumps to score a run for his team.

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