first come, first served
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- (idiomatic) People will be dealt with in the order they arrive.
people will be dealt with in the order they arrive
- Gregory Y. Titelman, Random House Dictionary of Popular Proverbs and Sayings, 1996, ISBN 0-679-44554-4, p. 99.
- Alternative spelling of first-come-first-served.