- adj. Happening for the first time; doing something for the first time.
- first time as a modifier (Wiktionary)
“Reviews that length are unheard of for no-name first-time authors, let alone no-name first-time authors writing self-serving autobiographies.”
“Seven out of 11 UK regions have been dubbed "first-time buyer black spots" by property website Rightmove, which found that the number of people in the market for a first home has fallen nearly 10pc since July 2009.”
“In Massachusetts, first-time burglars were branded on the forehead with the letter B; second offenders were branded and whipped; a third offense made one “incorrigible” and, therefore, subject to death.”
“I try to discern in what way this temazcal might have changed him, but Julio does them so regularly, it would be impossible to tell for a first-time observer.”
“Policy Council is a magical place, too … a place where our founding editor has been known to give first-time swallowers the help they need.”
“The federal government is literally handing out $8,000 to first-time homebuyers and $4,500 to people trading in old cars for new ones.”
“The number of Americans filing first-time claims for unemployment insurance, however, fell last week to their lowest level this year.”
“New York (CNNMoney. com) – The number of first-time filers for unemployment insurance fell last week to a nearly 15-month low, according to a government report released Wednesday.”
“Although we still have a ways to go, unemployment claims fortunately FELL last week to a 15-month low from first-time filers.”
“What if we cancelled the driver's license of every first-time speeder for life?”
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