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first come, first served

used to mean that people will receive something or be dealt with in the order in which they ask or arrive
Translations of “first come, first served”
in Chinese (Traditional) 先到先得, 先到先接待…
in Chinese (Simplified) 先到先得, 先到先接待…
(Definition of first come, first served from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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