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uno ab alto

A slogan of the US Air Force. This Latin phrase translates to "one from on high." Since its inception, the Air Force has used a variety of slogans, including "uno ab alto."
See also: uno

numero uno

1. The highest rated or regarded; the best. Spanish for "number one." It can be used as a noun or an adjective. If you're looking for a good burger, this place is numero uno. Happy birthday to my numero uno friend!
2. noun Oneself. In this usage, the term implies that one's top priority or concern is or should be oneself. Used especially with the phrase "look out for numero uno." You need to be careful in situations where there's a stampede toward an exit, because everybody is just looking out for number uno.
See also: numero, uno

look after numero uno

To put one's own needs, concerns, or responsibilities before those of anyone else. ("Numero uno" is Spanish for "number one," used in this context to mean "oneself.") The only way you're going to get ahead in this business is if you look after numero uno. It doesn't make you a selfish person if you look after numero uno from time to time.
See also: after, look, numero, uno

look out for numero uno

To put one's own needs, concerns, or responsibilities before those of anyone else. ("Numero uno" is Spanish for "number one," used in this context to mean "oneself.") The only way you're going to get ahead in this business is if you look out for numero uno. It doesn't make you a selfish person if you look out for numero uno from time to time.
See also: look, numero, out, uno

take care of number one

To put one's own needs, concerns, or responsibilities before those of anyone else. The only way you're going to get ahead in this business is if you take care of number one. It doesn't make you a selfish person if you look take care of number one from time to time. Just don't do it exclusively.
See also: care, number, of, one, take

take care of number one

 and take care of numero uno
to take care of oneself. Mike, like everybody else, is most concerned with taking care of number one. If you don't take care of numero uno, who will?
See also: care, number, of, one, take

take care of (or look after) number one

be selfishly absorbed in protecting your own person and interests. informal
See also: care, number, of, one, take

numero uno

(ˈnumɚo ˈuno)
1. n. number one; the best. (see also number one.) This coffee is numero uno in my book.
2. n. oneself; number one. I always look out for numero uno.
See also: numero, uno

take care of number one

and take care of numero uno
tv. to take care of oneself. (see also number one, numero uno.) Arthur, like everybody else, is most concerned with taking care of number one.
See also: care, number, of, one, take

take care of numero uno

verb
See also: care, numero, of, take, uno
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Y entonces, ahi se rieron, se miraron, de lo que yo les decia, dijo que por que; "porque uno esta entre la espada y la pared, si llegan los unos, uno tiene que responderle y si llegan los otros pues lo mismo.
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The University of Nebraskas Peter Kiewit Institute and UNOs Mammel Hall and Scott Village student housing stands on land originally purchased by First Data from the Ak-Sar-Ben Trust in the mid-1990s and donated to UNO.
Brian has the vision and experience that the Board was looking to move UNOS into a new era of service to transplant professionals and the patients we serve," said Kenneth Andreoni, MD, President of the UNOS Board of Directors.