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Number One

portraying politician Crawford; self-gain as tour de force. [Am. Lit.: Number One]
See: Egotism
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Mr Quilp, either because frightening anybody afforded him a constitutional delight, or because it was pleasant to contemplate the death of Mrs Quilp number one, and the elevation of Mrs Quilp number two to her post and title, or because he was determined from purposes of his own to be agreeable and good-humoured at that particular time, only laughed and feigned to take no heed of her alarm.
As number one referred him to number two, and as number two referred him to number three, he had occasion to state it three times before they all referred him to number four, to whom he stated it again.
With which instruction to number two, this sparkling young Barnacle took a fresh handful of papers from numbers one and three, and carried them into the sanctuary to offer to the presiding Idol of the Circumlocution Office.
Number two in the Court was soon reached; and an inscription on the door-post informing me that Mr.
I was uncertain about the stranger who had called at Number Two, Zion Place.
Number one seized the mug ravenously, and had just drunk enough to make him wish for more, when Mr Squeers gave the signal for number two, who gave up at the same interesting moment to number three; and the process was repeated until the milk and water terminated with number five.
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Smith is currently at number two in the chart with The Thrill Of It All.
We wanted to give ourselves a chance to experience being number two in the standings and we want to have a good Christmas this year,' said Blackwater head coach Leo Isaac.
It includes the single Say You Won't Let You, which hit the top spot for three weeks in September/October and remains at number two on the singles chart, according to the Official Charts Company.
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The panel agreed that it was important to provide some level of training, for example regarding budgets, while still at number two level.