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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.
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#priorities

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.

get (one's) priorities right

To focus one's attention, energy, or concern on that which is most and truly important, after not having done so previously. After a month of drinking and partying and totally neglecting my studies, I realized that I needed to get my priorities right if I wanted to graduate from college. John took a little time off from work to get his priorities right.
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get your priˈorities right/straight

do or get things in the right order of importance: If you think enjoying yourself is more important, then you need to get your priorities straight.The country has got its priorities right — it has invested in industry to achieve economic success.
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Priority, which was founded in 2001, navigates over 1,300 clients through complex and evolving energy procurement and management situations by offering innovative power solutions, including energy supply & risk management, demand response, and infrastructure solutions.
For, even as a concept, a priority is the first and cannot be the last of any consideration.
Existing Priority equityholders will roll 100% of their equity into the combined company, resulting in expected pro forma ownership of over 90%.
In each service request, an agent transforms the priority self-reported by the user into a priority that can be fairly compared with the priorities of other users.
When paired with WSI Priority Media's digital marketing services, including search engine optimization and social media marketing, companies can expect to see substantial ROI for their online expenditures.
All veterans who are assigned to Priority Group 1 are exempt from co-pays.
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"The priority list from (both Houses of) Congress are highly similar to the President's priority measures," Presidential Communications Operations Office (PCOO) Secretary Herminio Coloma, Jr.
The asalah priority banking seeks to improve personal and relationship banking.
The supply of Class A, B and C drugs remains a priority for police.
Priority is defined as an in kind right in that it entitles the creditor precedence to require consideration because of his quality and as decided by legal text.
Statistics released by the Welsh Government show the Gross Value Added (GVA) produced by those in so-called "priority sectors" including life sciences, ICT and financial and professional services, totalled an average of PS27 an hour, against the PS20 GVA per hour from non-priority sectors.
Soon after nationalization, the commercial banks were asked to be specifically concerned with the priority sectors of agriculture, small-scale industries, and other areas.
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