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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

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. 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." The only way you're going to get ahead in this business is by looking after numero uno. It doesn't make you a selfish person if you look out for numero uno from time to time.
See also: numero, 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 numero uno

To put one's own needs, concerns, or responsibilities before those of anyone else. In Spanish, "numero uno" literally means "number one," a common euphemism for oneself. The only way you're going to get ahead in this business is if you take care of numero uno. It doesn't make you a selfish person if you look take care of numero uno from time to time. Just don't do it to the exclusion of other people.
See also: care, numero, of, take, uno

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
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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
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