first port of call

First port of call
The first place you stop to do something is your first port of call.

The small dictionary of idiomes. 2014.

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  • first port of call — noun a) The first port that a vessel calls in at after the start of a voyage After leaving from Southampton, our first port of call will be Gibraltar. b) The first place to go to start a process. When you move to a new country, your first port of …   Wiktionary

  • first port of call —    The first place you stop to do something is your first port of call.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • port of call — plural ports of call n [C usually singular] 1.) informal one of a series of places that you visit ▪ My first port of call will be the post office. 2.) a port where a ship stops on a journey from one place to another …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • port of call — ports of call 1) N COUNT A port of call is a place where a ship stops during a journey. Their first port of call will be Cape Town. 2) N COUNT A port of call is any place where you stop for a short time when you are visiting several places, shops …   English dictionary

  • port of call — noun 1. a port where ships stop briefly to take on stores or undergo repairs. –phrase 2. first port of call, a. the first such stop that a ship makes. b. the first place one visits, as on a tour, holiday, etc …   Australian English dictionary

  • port of call — noun a) any port (except its home port) being visited by a ship, especially to load or unload cargo or passengers or to take on supplies My first port of call was the home of an old friend of my mothers, an American woman whod married a French… …   Wiktionary

  • (a) port of call — a place where you stop for a short time, especially on a journey. Our first port of call was the delightful town of Bruges …   New idioms dictionary

  • call — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 on the telephone ADJECTIVE ▪ phone, telephone ▪ long ▪ quick, short ▪ I ll just make a quick phone call …   Collocations dictionary

  • Port of Savannah — The Port of Savannah is a major United States of America seaport, located in Savannah, Georgia, just up the Savannah River from the Atlantic Ocean and is operated by the Georgia Ports Authority. It primarily competes with the nearby Port of… …   Wikipedia

  • Port of Miami Tunnel — Artist s conception of the Watson Island entrance completed Overview Location Miami, Florida Status Under construction Route …   Wikipedia

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