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get (one's) priorities straight
To focus one's attention, energy, or concern on that which is most and truly important, usually implying that one has not done so up to that point. After a month of drinking and partying and totally neglecting my studies, I realized that I needed to get my priorities straight if I wanted to graduate from college. John took a little time off from work to get his priorities straight.
A common hashtag that accompanies social media posts of things deemed important. It is often used humorously. Which candidate has promised to lower taxes? #priorities I was already running late, but I still stopped for coffee because #priorities.