put (someone or something) first

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put (someone or something) first

To make (the wellbeing, success, etc., of) someone or something the primary priority, especially over oneself or someone or something else. When you become a parent, you learn to put your children first every time. We need to put product development first and worry about the marketing later.
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put somebody/something ˈfirst

treat somebody/something as the most important person or thing: A politician should always put the needs of the country first and not his personal ambitions.He never put his family first.
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She is the most caring person I know, she has always put us first in every way, she's a selfless, kind, fun, patient, warm, devoted, supportive, hardworking Mum.
Following the funeral all are welcome to join the family for light refreshments at The Ffynnon Wen to share memories and celebrate Anita's life All enquiries 02920 626101 LAVERICK Anita You were always our best friend, you always put us first, you gave us all your love, you never let us down, our lives will never be the same without you by our side, we are absolutely devastated to say goodbye to you and grateful to have the best mum and nan in the world.
No matter what cause you wish to attach after that, put us first (all of us), at all of our Pride events and all of our community spaces.
Thank you for everything you did for us growing up, you gave us the world and always put us first, I love you unconditionally and always will.
"She always put us first when we were growing up and never really did anything for herself, so to see her looking so happy was great."
When I married Iamie five years ago, he was fully committed to becoming a family man: He put us first above anything and anyone else.
My New Collection, published by Ebury Press, PS16.99 "MY PARENTS had a difficult marriage and bringing up a family then was sheer drudgery, but she was very unselfish and put us first and I loved her dearly.
If there really is a Heaven we know that's where you'll be, still caring very much for us, your precious family, because you always put us first, for that was just your way and we still miss your smiling face far more than words can say, but we will hold you close within our hearts and there you will remain, to walk with us throughout our lives until we meet again.
My dad treated my mum horribly when we were kids, but she never complained and always put us first.
"It must have been so difficult for her but she put us first, doing everything from making us tea to helping look after my sons.
They always put us first and, looking back, they often went without things themselves so we could do the things we wanted and get the best education possible.
"This could put us first in line when that time comes along," he said.
And those who claim to put us first will have those claims put to the test.
I must say it is time the club got its act together, put us first for once and tried to get the whole City behind the team instead of driving us away.