First in a sentence 🔊

Definition of First

Preceding all others of a series or kind; the ordinal of one; earliest. | Most eminent or exalted; most excellent; chief; highest. | (obsolete) Time; time granted; respite. | Before anything else; firstly.

Short Sentences for First

  • 1. The first man succumbs to his power. 🔊
  • 2. Yasig was our first camp out of Nagartse. 🔊
  • 3. It so happened that his own son was the first by whom it was violated. 🔊
  • 4. I was in the first column, and thus missed certain hardships. 🔊

How to use First in Sentences?

  • 1. The second scheme of fatalism rises above the first in point of dignity and purity of character. 🔊
  • 2. The audience, which had at first been indifferent, became more and more interested. 🔊
  • 3. This deputation would first and foremost bring with it a white muslin rag as an emblem of peace. 🔊
  • 4. Reproach others for nothing, and repent of nothing, this is the first step to wisdom. 🔊
  • 5. Consequently, loose sentences of the type first quoted are common in easy, unstudied writing. 🔊
  • 6. It has only been subjoined to the later editions of his work, and did not accompany the first impression of it. 🔊
  • 7. There was reluctance at first on the part of the monasteries to sell us supplies, but this was shortly overcome. 🔊
  • 8. The early records of the city have disappeared, and the story of its first years can no longer be reconstructed. 🔊
  • 9. Owing to the disappearance of the early records of the city, the story of its first years can no longer be reconstructed. 🔊
  • 10. As the early records of the city have disappeared, the story of its first years can no longer be reconstructed. 🔊
  • 11. Here again the author sets forth the true principle; but how does it agree with his logic in relation to the first man? 🔊
  • 12. Later on, when we had moved from our first camp to that which we occupied for the greater part of the time, the bazaar developed. 🔊
  • 13. In the first place, then, it is not a limitation of the divine omnipotence to say, that it cannot work contradictions. 🔊
  • 14. In both these examples, the first period should be replaced by a comma, and the following word begun with a small letter. 🔊