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How to grep only ID's

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In the  /etc/passwd directory file. there are several users, I just want to locate the primary user  ID's account that starts with 1000 and 1003.

I did the following grep -e "1000" -e "1003" /etc/passwd  but the output also prints 1020 1028 etc.

I just want the 1000 and the 1003 any suggestions.
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awk -F: '$3==1000 || $3==1003 {print}' /etc/passwd
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grep -e '^100[03]' /etc/passwd
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sorry it will be
grep '^100[03]' /etc/passwd

-e is not needed
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grep -e '^100[03]' /etc/passwd


I tried this one and I didn't get any did I missed something
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try without -e
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Thank you,
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