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    It's due first thing Monday morning.

    M: When is it due?

    W: It's due first thing Monday morning.


    Does 'first thin' mean first class in this sentence?

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    Re: It's due first thing Monday morning.

    No. It means early on Monday morning. In a work context, it means as soon as work starts in the morning.
    I'm not a teacher of English, but I have spoken it for (almost) all of my life....

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