en primer lugar
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
en primer lugar(
ehn
 
pree
-
mehr
 
loo
-
gahr
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (before anything else)
a. firstly
En primer lugar, vamos a discutir los problemas y después hablaremos de soluciones posibles.Firstly, we are going to discuss the problems, and afterwards, we will speak of possible solutions.
b. first
En primer lugar discutiremos la vida del autor.We will first discuss the author's life.
2. (ranking)
a. in first place
El ganador de la carrera llegó a la línea de meta en primer lugar.The winner of the race arrived in first place at the finish line.
3. (chiefly)
a. mainly
En primer lugar, quisiera agradecerles a todos por venir.Mainly, I would like to thank everybody for coming.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Examplesloading
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
  • Fun and interactive
  • Highly effective
  • Easy to use
  • Works on any device
Start Learning