look after number 1

look after number 1
Look after number 1
You are number one, so this idiom means that you should think about yourself first, rather than worrying about other people.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • 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

  • number one(s) —    1. urination    Mainly nursery usage.    2. self interest    Perhaps from the adage Number one comes first:     ... he believes trade policy should be founded on protection. Look after Number One. (A. Clark, 1993) …   How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

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  • look — look1 [ luk ] verb *** ▸ 1 direct eyes at someone/something ▸ 2 search for someone/something ▸ 3 have an appearance ▸ 4 seem ▸ 5 for saying how likely ▸ 6 making someone pay attention ▸ 7 face a direction ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) intransitive to direct… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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