look+out+for+number+one

  • 1 look out for number one — If you look out for number one, you take care of yourself and your interests, rather than those of other people …

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  • 2 look out for number one — help yourself first, get enough for yourself    You can look out for number one as well as help your friends …

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  • 3 look out for number one —    If you look out for number one, you take care of yourself and your interests, rather than those of other people.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …

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  • 4 Look out for number one —   If you look out for number one, you take care of yourself and your interests, rather than those of other people …

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  • 5 look out for number one — verb To act in ones own interests; to act in a manner advantageous primarily to oneself. See Also: look out, number one …

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  • 6 look out for number one — take care of yourself and your interests first …

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  • 7 look out for n°1 —    If you take care of yourself first, and look after your own interests rather than those of other people, you look out for number one.     Andy s father told him that looking out for number one should be his first priority …

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  • 8 look out for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms look out for : present tense I/you/we/they look out for he/she/it looks out for present participle looking out for past tense looked out for past participle looked out for 1) look out for someone/something to… …

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  • 9 number one — number one1 noun singular 1. ) the person or thing that is first in order or importance: The team is number one in the regional game. 2. ) in popular music, the record that has sold the most copies in a particular week 3. ) MAINLY SPOKEN used for …

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  • 10 number one — number one1 n 1.) [U] the best, most important, or most successful person or thing in a group ▪ Until his marriage, his job was number one in his life. ▪ Shearson is number one in the market this year. 2.) [U and C] the musical record that is the …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 Number\ One — • Number One I. n. phr. informal Yourself; your own interests; your private or selfish advantage. Usually used in the phrase look out for number one . He was well known for his habit of always looking out for number one. II. adj. phr. 1. Of first …

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  • 12 number\ one — • Number One I. n. phr. informal Yourself; your own interests; your private or selfish advantage. Usually used in the phrase look out for number one . He was well known for his habit of always looking out for number one. II. adj. phr. 1. Of first …

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  • 13 number one — I UK / US noun Word forms number one : singular number one plural number ones 1) [singular] the person or thing that is first in order or importance The team is number one in the regional game. 2) [countable] in popular music, the record that has …

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  • 14 number one — 1 noun (singular) 1 the most important or successful person or thing: George is number one in this organization. | Kline had so many great plans number one being to star in a movie. 2 the musical record that is the most popular at a particular… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15 number one(1) — or[Number One(1)] {n. phr.}, {informal} Yourself; your own interests; your private or selfish advantage. Usually used in the phrase look out for number one . * /He was well known for his habit of always looking out for number one./ …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16 number one(1) — or[Number One(1)] {n. phr.}, {informal} Yourself; your own interests; your private or selfish advantage. Usually used in the phrase look out for number one . * /He was well known for his habit of always looking out for number one./ …

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  • 17 number one — 1. oneself, esp. one s own well being or interests: to look out for number one. 2. a person, company, etc., that is first in rank, order, or prestige: Our team is number one. 3. of the highest in quality, status, importance, etc.; first rate: a… …

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  • 18 number one — informal the most important person, especially when you think this is yourself and you do not care about anyone else. Half of me thinks I should just look out for number one and not give a damn about anyone else …

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  • 19 number one — number ones 1) ADJ: ADJ n Number one means better, more important, or more popular than anything else of its kind. [INFORMAL] The economy is the number one issue by far... By the way, I m your number one fan. 2) N COUNT In popular music, the… …

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  • 20 look out — intransitive verb Date: 1602 to take care or concern oneself used with for < looking out for number one > …

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