BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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first

How to sign: preceding all others in time or space or degree
"the first house on the right"; "the first day of spring"; "his first political race"; "her first baby"; "the first time"; "the first meetings of the new party"; "the first phase of his training";

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See also: early, front(a), primary, original

first

How to sign: the time at which something is supposed to begin
"they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her";

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Similiar / Same: commencement, outset, get-go, starting time, showtime, offset, beginning, start, kickoff

Categories: point, point in time

Within this category: birth, incipiency, terminus a quo, threshold

first

How to sign: before anything else
"first we must consider the garter snake";

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Similiar / Same: firstly, first of all, first off, foremost

first

How to sign: indicating the beginning unit in a series

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Similiar / Same: 1st

first

How to sign: the lowest forward gear ratio in the gear box of a motor vehicle; used to start a car moving

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Similiar / Same: first gear, low gear, low

Categories: gear, gear mechanism

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