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first come, first servedPeople will be dealt with in the order they arrive.Rate it:

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first things firstDeal with matters of highest priority first; deal with matters in logical sequence.1922, H. G. Wells, The Secret Places of the Heart, ch.4,"First things first," said Sir Richmond. If we set about getting fuel sanely, if we do it as the deliberate, co-operative act of the whole species, then it follows that we shall look very closely into the use that is being made of it.1999, Frank Pellegrini, "House Republicans Quell Mutiny Over Tax Bounty," Time, 23 Jul.,Judging by the pollsRate it:

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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.Rate it:

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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.Rate it:

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all over hell's half acreAll over the place; everywhere.Rate it:

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baker's half dozenSeven, a group of seven.Rate it:

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better halfspouseRate it:

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centre halffootballerRate it:

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glass-half-emptypessimisticRate it:

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glass-half-fulloptimisticRate it:

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go off half-cockedTo take a premature or ill-considered action.Rate it:

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half a dozensixRate it:

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half a loaf is better than no breadAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half a loaf is better than no loafAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.Rate it:

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half a mindA moderate inclination.Rate it:

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half hourperiod of 30 minutesRate it:

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half nelsonwrestling holdRate it:

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half-bakedPartially cooked by heating in an oven.Rate it:

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half-nakedWith very few clothes on; revealing lots of one's body.Rate it:

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half-nakedWith very few clothes on.Rate it:

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half-pintA unit of volume used for liquids equal to half of a pint.Rate it:

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half-pintHalf a pint of beer.Rate it:

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half-pintA small child.Rate it:

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not half badPretty good; okay; decent.Rate it:

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other halfA spouse.Rate it:

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six of one, half a dozen of the otherThe two alternatives are equivalent or indifferent; it doesn't matter which one we choose.Rate it:

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six of one, half dozen of anotherIt makes no difference, they're still the same.Rate it:

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too clever by halfShrewd but flawed by overthinking or excessive complexity, with a resulting tendency to be unreliable or unsuccessful.Rate it:

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well begun is half doneMuch depends on the beginning of an endeavor.Rate it:

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hey jimmie! , gimme first 'dibs' on that coke!Save a last sip from your Cola for ME, another individual; . . . . . Lemme have 'second-dibs' on Your Coca Cola, JIMRate it:

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at firstInitially; at the start.Rate it:

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at first blushUpon first impression or consideration; seemingly, apparently, ostensibly.Rate it:

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cast the first stoneTo act self-righteously in accusing another person, believing that one is blameless.Rate it:

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elizabeth the firstthe virgin queenRate it:

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feet firstWith the feet preceding the rest of the body.Rate it:

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feet firstIn the manner of a deceased person (i.e., dead).Rate it:

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first aidemergency medical treatmentRate it:

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first among equalsA person or position that if formally equivalent to others in a group, but is superior in some attribute.Rate it:

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first among equalsIn the British and other parliamentary systems, a term used to describe the relationship of the prime minister to the other members of the cabinet.Rate it:

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first and lastA person's combined given name and surname.Rate it:

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first annualThe first occurrence of an event that is scheduled or hoped to become annual.Rate it:

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first annualThe second occurrence of an annual event, that is, the first occurrence that is indeed annual.Rate it:

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first classexcellentRate it:

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first loserSecond place.Rate it:

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first loserThe second place finisher in auto racing competition.Rate it:

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first loveOne's first experience of the feeling of romantic love.Rate it:

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first loveThe first person to be the object of one's romantic affection.Rate it:

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first loveThe thing, place, or activity of which one is fondest; one's most fundamental interest or attachment.Rate it:

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first nightplay's openingRate it:

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first of allFirstly; before anything else.Rate it:

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