give (one) (the right of/to) first refusal

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give (one) (the right of/to) first refusal

To give one the first chance to obtain something. I gave them first refusal on my script, but they weren't interested, so I took it to another studio.
See also: first, give, of, refusal, right
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Debbie (Charley Webb) tries to raise the funds to buy her house after convincing Viv to give her first refusal. Eli offers Sam some work when he is late for his rent, but asks him to keep it a secret.