First – el primero/ la primera
(Pronounced pree-mare-roh or pree-mare-rah)
To remember that first is pronounced pree-mare-roh or pree-mare-rah (primero/primera) in Spanish, use the following mnemonic:
To be first, she had to pray she stayed on the mare (el primero).
When he got over the finish line the pretty mare was such a (la primera) poser.