en primer lugar

en primer lugar(
ehn
 
pree
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mehr
 
loo
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gahr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
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.
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