One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Early in the morning; before anything else.‘I have to meet Josh first thing tomorrow’
- ‘He gets fed first thing in the morning before I go to work and again when I get home.’
- ‘I needed a drink first thing in the morning and a bag of heroin in the afternoon.’
- ‘We have street cleansing teams out from first thing in the morning until late at night.’
- ‘I work from home running a small business and need my post first thing in the morning.’
- ‘They had the chance to do that either on Friday night or first thing in the morning before we were to set out.’
- ‘They stay the night, go to the bank with the boss first thing in the morning and help themselves.’
- ‘His father had left lists of producers and agents that he would call first thing in the morning.’
- ‘Harry goes for his annual jabs first thing in the morning and I shall need all my wits about me.’
- ‘I know that the first thing in the morning I'll be wandering into work on my day off to find it.’
- ‘Revise when you want to revise, be it first thing in the morning or late at night.’
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