Spanish translation of “first”
first adjective, adverb /fəːst/
› before all others in place, time or rank
I was the first person to arrive The boy spoke first. firstly adverb › in the first place
I have three reasons for not going – firstly, it’s cold, secondly, I’m tired, and thirdly, I don’t want to! first aid adjective (etc) › first-aid treatment.
first-born adjective, noun › (one’s) oldest (child).
Daniel was our first-born Their first-born child was Rosa. first-class adjective › of the best quality
a first-class hotel. › very good
This food is first-class! › (for) travelling in the best and most expensive part of the train, plane, ship etc
a first-class passenger ticket (also adverb) She always travels first-class. first-hand adjective, adverb › (of a story, description etc) obtained directly, not through various other people
a first-hand account I heard the story first-hand. first-rate adjective › of the best quality
She is a first-rate architect. at first › at the beginning
At first I didn’t like him. at first hand › obtained etc directly
I was able to acquire the information at first hand. first and foremost › first of all.
antes que nada
First and foremost, we have to decide who will be the captain of the team. first of all › to begin with; the most important thing is
First of all, let’s clear up the mess First of all, the scheme is impossible – secondly, we can’t afford it.