Translation: from spanish

on a first come first served basis

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  • first come, first served — phrase used for saying that if you arrive before other people you will be served or dealt with before them The tickets will be given on a first come, first served basis. Thesaurus: to wait in a queuesynonym Main entry: first * * * used to… …   Useful english dictionary

  • First-come, first-served — (sometimes first come, first served or simply FCFS) is a service policy where by the requests of customers or clients are attended to in the order that they arrived, without other biases or preferences. The policy can be employed when processing… …   Wikipedia

  • first-come, first-served — First come, first served. something that you say which means that the people who ask for something first will be the ones who get it, when there is not enough for everyone. Tickets for the show are limited and we operate on a first come, first… …   New idioms dictionary

  • first come, first served — {truncated sent.}, {informal} If you arrive first, you will be served first; people will be waited on in the order they come; the person who comes first will have his turn first. * /Get in line for your ice cream, boys. First come, first served./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • first come, first served — {truncated sent.}, {informal} If you arrive first, you will be served first; people will be waited on in the order they come; the person who comes first will have his turn first. * /Get in line for your ice cream, boys. First come, first served./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • first\ come,\ first\ served — truncated sent. informal If you arrive first, you will be served first; people will be waited on in the order they come; the person who comes first will have his turn first. Get in line for your ice cream, boys. First come, first served. The rule …   Словарь американских идиом

  • first come, first served — used for saying that if you arrive before other people you will be served or dealt with before them The tickets will be given on a first come, first served basis …   English dictionary

  • first come, first served — whoever comes first gets served first    If tickets are selling on a first come basis, let s buy ours now …   English idioms

  • fiirst come first served —    This expression means that there will be no favouritism or preferential treatment. People will be served strictly in the order they arrive.     Tickets for the match will be sold on a first come first served basis …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • first — first1 W1S1 [fə:st US fə:rst] adj ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a series)¦ 2 for the first time 3¦(main)¦ 4 in the first place 5 in the first instance 6 at first glance/sight 7 first things first 8 (at) first hand 9 first prize/place …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • basis */*/*/ — UK [ˈbeɪsɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms basis : singular basis plural bases UK [ˈbeɪsiːz] / US [ˈbeɪˌsɪz] 1) a particular method or system used for doing or organizing something on a ... basis: workers who are employed on a temporary basis… …   English dictionary


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