priority


priority
01. I don't like to work overtime because my number one [priority] in life is to spend time with my children.
02. You have a lot of different things to do in this job, so it is important to [prioritize] your tasks to make sure the most important things are done first.
03. Generally, my [priorities] in life are first my family, and second my work.
04. My roommate has different [priorities] than me. He doesn't care if the apartment gets really dirty, but it really bugs me.
05. The main [priority] of this government is to get the economy back in good shape.
06. Our school gives [priority] to recognizing and encouraging the skills of each individual child.
07. I don't believe that stimulating the economy should have [priority] over protecting social programs.
08. In North American culture, a husband's job is typically given [priority] because it is more important to the overall economic situation of the family.
09. William Ward once remarked that wise are those who learn that the bottom line doesn't always have to be their top [priority].
10. Once the company is doing better, our first [priority] will be to rehire those workers who had to be laid off when the company was struggling.
11. As a coach, my [priority] is to ensure that your child enjoys his or her experience of being on this team.
12. This government should give greater [priority] to education and social programs.
13. Tanzania has made health care a top [priority] since gaining its independence in 1964.
14. Croatian families have less money nowadays, and must carefully [prioritize] their spending.
15. Presently in Yemen, universities are accepting women students, but men are given [priority] in admission.
16. Inflation and unemployment, both [priority] concerns in Hungary in 2001, have declined substantially since that time.
17. My business partner's [priorities] are different from mine. He's only interested in making money, but I want to develop a reputation for quality.
18. You have to get your [priorities] straight.
19. Although they regularly prayed and attended church, the people of the fifteenth century gave [priority] to worldly matters.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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