first of all

  • 1 first of all — {adv. phr.} Chiefly; primarily; as the first thing. * /After we get to Chicago, we will, first of all, try to find a reliable used car./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 2 first of all — {adv. phr.} Chiefly; primarily; as the first thing. * /After we get to Chicago, we will, first of all, try to find a reliable used car./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 3 first of all — ► first of all 1) before doing anything else. 2) most importantly. Main Entry: ↑first …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 first of all — index ab initio Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 first of all — adverb before anything else (Freq. 5) first we must consider the garter snake • Syn: ↑first, ↑firstly, ↑foremost, ↑first off * * * before doing anything else; at the beginning first of all, let me ask you something …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 6 first of all — spoken 1) used for introducing the first of several things that you are going to say First of all, I d like to give you a little background information. 2) before doing anything else First of all, clean the surface that you are going to paint …

    English dictionary

  • 7 first\ of\ all — adv. phr. Chiefly; primarily; as the first thing. After we get to Chicago, we will, first of all, try to find a reliable used car …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 8 first of all — adverb firstly; before anything else. Syn: first, firstly, first up …

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  • 9 first of all — to begin with, first, firstly …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 10 first of all — before doing anything else. ↘most importantly. → first …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 11 First, Break All the Rules — Infobox Book name = First, Break All the Rules image caption = Book Cover author = Marcus Buckingham Curt Coffman country = United States language = English subject = Management, Employee satisfaction, Motivating workers genre = Nonfiction… …

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  • 12 List of NCAA Division I men's soccer First-Team All-America teams — The Division I First Team All Americans are the best eleven U.S. college soccer players as selected by the NCAA. Contents 1 1970–1983 2 1983–present 3 Notes and references 4 External link …

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  • 13 Division I First-Team All-American (soccer) — The Division I First Team All Americans are the best eleven U.S. college soccer players as selected by the NCAA.Beginning with the 1983 season, the NCAA began naming midfielders, in addition to forwards and defenders.External links*… …

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  • 14 All-Star Final Vote — 2007 National League All Star Final Vote winner Chris Young warming up in the Wrigley Field bullpen with a four seam fastball Awarded for …

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  • 15 All-American Publications — is one of three American comic book companies that combined to form the modern day DC Comics, one of the world s two largest comics publishers. Superheroes created for All American include the original Atom, Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, and… …

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  • 16 first — [ fɜrst ] function word *** First can be used in the following ways: as a number: This is the first car I ve ever owned. as a pronoun: It s often tougher for a team in their second year than their first. as an adverb: Speak to me first, before… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 First Council of Nicaea —     The First Council of Nicaea     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The First Council of Nicaea     First Ecumenical Council of the Catholic Church, held in 325 on the occasion of the heresy of Arius (Arianism). As early as 320 or 321 St. Alexander,… …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 18 first, firstly, secondly — All three of these terms are in acceptable use, but first is more common than firstly. A speaker or writer will often start with first and then move on to secondly and thirdly. Although these ly words are in respectable use, it is simpler and… …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 19 first — ► ORDINAL NUMBER 1) coming before all others in time or order; earliest; 1st. 2) before doing something else specified or implied. 3) foremost in position, rank, or importance. 4) informal something never previously achieved or occurring. 5) Brit …

    English terms dictionary

  • 20 all — [ ɔl ] function word, quantifier *** All can be used in the following ways: as a determiner (followed by an uncountable or plural noun): They had given up all hope. All children deserve encouragement. as a predeterminer (followed by a word such… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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