Definition of 'in the first place'
Example sentences containing 'in the first place'
Who knew that there were ten important things to remember about plural adjectives in the first place?The Times Literary Supplement (2011) Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Remember what you liked about each other in the first place.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2015) The Sun (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2015)
To go to trial was a financial and physical risk, compounding the dangers of writing about organised crime in the first place.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
All of this meant you had to keep digging to find an answer that you weren't very bothered about in the first place.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
This is the sort of French food that got those of us who care too much about food into caring about food in the first place.Times, Sunday Times (2008) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2013)
In the run-up to the general election, the parties have worked hard to remind us of what we disliked about them in the first place.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
Good on him for fronting up, but it says something about the English mentality that his name was being bandied about in the first place.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Definition of in the first place from the Collins English Dictionary
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