They are memorable occasions with first-rate speakers, properly run but not solemn.
A first-rate border plant of easy cultivation.
It is a first-rate shrub, and one of the best of the Escallonias.
Plenty of other insurance companies offer first-rate coverage conducive to the needs of investment advisers, portfolio managers, and other financial professionals.
"Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else."
The Lake Tahoe region is famous for its salmon and trout catches, and Tahoe Pines is conveniently located near a number of first-rate fishing spots.
Directly he affected a school of thought which contained one logician of first-rate importance in Moritz Wilhelm Drobisch (1802-1896), professor at Leipzig.
He was certainly a very good soldier, and is said to have excelled in all athletic exercises, but he fell short of being a first-rate general.
Music is much cultivated, and there is an opera with a first-rate orchestra, of which Ludwig Spohr was at one time conductor.
Trans.), and Maier, Die Syllogistik des Aristoteles vols., 1896, 1900) (some 900 pp.), are also of first-rate importance.