priority : Common Errors in English

About priority

It is common to proclaim β€œin our business, customer service is a priority,” but it would be better to say β€œa high priority,” since priorities can also be low.

priority Meaning(s)

  • (n) status established in order of importance or urgency
  • (n) preceding in time

priority in News

  1. Soccer-Relegated Wigan turn to former Bolton boss Coyle

    * Wigan set to appoint Owen Coyle as manager * Priority is promotion back to the Premier League (Adds Coyle quotes) LONDON, June 14 (Reuters) - FA Cup holders Wigan Athletic, who were relegated from the Premier League three days after winning their first major trophy, are poised to appoint Owen Coyle, the former boss of rivals Bolton Wanderers, as their manager. "In principle we have agreed a ...
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  2. Indiana says bringing back West is first priority

    04:12 PM ET 06.13 | Coming off a two-year, $20 million contract, Indiana Pacers forward David West will be a free agent this summer. Pacers president Donny Walsh and general manager Kevin Pritchard said re-signing West will be the first priority of the offseason and although he's 33 years old, Indiana realizes his value lies in his leadership qualities, especially for this team.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: Sports Illustrated

  3. David West a top priority for Indiana Pacers

    Returning unrestricted free agent David West to the Indiana Pacers is a top priority for team President Donnie Walsh heading into the offseason.
    on June 14, 2013 Source: WTHR Indianapolis

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