Putting them first - Idioms by The Free Dictionary
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put (someone or something) first
To put the priorities of someone or something before those of oneself or someone or something else. When you become a parent, you learn to put your children first every time. We need to put the QA testing first and worry about the marketing angle later.
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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students a great favor by putting them first
, where they've belonged all along.