First

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Definition

(Give me the money) first (then we'll talk): (Give me the money) before, primarily, initially (then we'll talk)
adverb

(my) first (job): (my) earliest, initial, oldest (job)
adjective

at first: before anything else, at the beginning, at the start
adverb

first things first: before anything else, before everything, what needs to be addressed primarily
idiom

Examples

  • "Krazy Gideon : First crazy question to our first candidate: Edward Moon."
  • "Let's welcome our first, and thankfully penultimate, that means second to last, entry: "Boy Joy Machine?"
  • "Philip : The first one."
  • "Jean : Well, first the goose is put in a cage, and then it is force-fed until its bladder explodes."
  • "Jean : Miss Susie, since the first day I saw you in your office, I have been in love with you."
  • "I'd like to schedule our first meeting for tomorrow morning, first thing."
  • "Brian : (The first one)"
  • "You guys are part of the team. Now for your first mission."
  • "I apologize for being in America during my first week as European president."

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