“numero uno”

This is an expression that comes from Spanish, and it means “number one” or “the best”.

 *If you ask me, the coffee that my mother makes is numero uno.

 The term can also be used to refer to oneself.

 *Sure, I will help you. But tell me, what’s in it for numero uno?

 Source:  ‘Know Your English’ Series – The Hindu Daily, August 22 , 2005.

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