自2010年至今的四级考试中， 共出现过 次
自2010年至今的六级考试中， 共出现过 次
ORD 最早的;最先的;第一位的 The first thing, person, event, or period of time is the one that happens or comes before all the others of the same kind.
She lost 16 pounds in the first month of her diet.
...the first few flakes of snow...
ADV 最早;最先;先 If you do something first, you do it before anyone else does, or before you do anything else.
I do not remember who spoke first, but we all expressed the same opinion...
First, tell me what you think of my products...
ORD 第一(次)的;首(次)的 When something happens or is done for the first time, it has never happened or been done before.
This is the first time she has experienced disappointment...
It was the first occasion when they had both found it possible to keep a rendezvous.
N-SING 首次出现的事物;首例 An event that is described as a first has never happened before and is important or exciting.
It is a first for New York. An outdoor exhibition of Fernando Botero's sculpture on Park Avenue.
PRON 第一次;首次 The first you hear of something or the first you know about it is the time when you first become aware of it.
We heard it on the TV last night — that was the first we heard of it...
When Mark arrived home that afternoon, it was the first he knew for sure of the surprise party.
ADV 最初;起初;开始 You use first when you are talking about what happens in the early part of an event or experience, in contrast to what happens later.
When he first came home he wouldn't say anything about what he'd been doing.
ADV (强调不愿意做某事)宁可，宁愿 In order to emphasize your determination not to do a particular thing, you can say that rather than do it, you would do something else first .
Marry that fat son of a fat cattle dealer? She would die first!
ADV (用于列举条目)第一，首先 You use first when you are about to give the first in a series of items.
Certain guidelines can be given. First, have a heating engineer check the safety of the system.
ORD (一列中)离得最近的，最前面的 The first thing, person, or place in a line is the one that is nearest to you or nearest to the front.
Before him, in the first row, sat the President...
First in the queue were two Japanese students.
ORD 首要的;头等的 You use first to refer to the best or most important thing or person of a particular kind.
The first duty of any government must be to protect the interests of the taxpayers...
Imagine winning the local lottery first prize of £5,000.
ORD (用于工作或职位的头衔中)最高的 First is used in the title of the job or position of someone who has a higher rank than anyone else with the same basic job title.
...the First Lord of the Admiralty.
...the first mate of a British tanker.
N-COUNT (英国大学的)优等学位，一级荣誉学位 In British universities, a first is an honours degree of the highest standard.
...an Oxford Blue who took a First in Constitutional History.
PHRASE 第一;首先 You use first of all to introduce the first of a number of things that you want to say.
The cut in the interest rates has not had very much impact in California for two reasons. First of all, banks are still afraid to loan.
PHRASE 最初;起初;开始时 You use at first when you are talking about what happens in the early stages of an event or experience, or just after something else has happened, in contrast to what happens later.
At first, he seemed surprised by my questions...
I had some difficulty at first recalling why we were there.
PHRASE 居于首要地位;占据头等位置 If you say that someone or something comes first for a particular person, you mean they treat or consider that person or thing as more important than anything else.
There's no time for boyfriends, my career comes first.
PHRASE 先到先接待;先到先供应;按先来后到对待 You say 'first come first served' to indicate that a group of people or things will be dealt with or given something in the order in which they arrive.
There will be five buses, first come first served.
PHRASE 从最初;从一开始 From the first means ever since something started.
You knew about me from the first, didn't you?...
I thought from the first that she was a little unsure about that marriage.
PHRASE 第一手地;直接;亲自 If you learn or experience something at first hand, you experience it yourself or learn it directly rather than being told about it by other people.
He arrived in Natal to see at first hand the effects of the recent heavy fighting.
PHRASE 对…一无所知;对…毫不知晓 If you say that you do not know the first thing about something, you are emphasizing that you know absolutely nothing about it.
You don't know the first thing about farming.
PHRASE 第一;首先 You use first off to introduce the first of a number of things that you want to say.
First off, huge apologies for last month's confusing report.
PHRASE 视…为最重要;把…放在首位 If you put someone or something first, you treat or consider them as more important than anything else.
Somebody has to think for the child and put him first.
PHRASE 最重要的先做;最要紧的先处理 You say 'first things first' when you are talking about something that should be done or dealt with before anything else because it is the most important.
Let's see if we can't find something to set the mood. First things first; some music.