first up

first up

A phrase used to introduce the first topic one wants to address. I do want to hear about your day, but first up, let me tell you what the wedding planner had to say. First up at today's assembly, we have our sixth grade spelling bee.
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first up

1 first of all. 2 at the first attempt. Australian
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first ˈoff/ˈup

(informal) before anything else; to begin with: First off, we will choose the teams, then we can start the game.
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The first UPS Integrad opened in Landover, Md., in 2007.
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