second-rate


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moderate to inferior in quality

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And to make it even more entertaining for us, he doesn't have to put up with second-rate celebrities; last night's roll-call of Richard Wilson, Ian Botham, Richard Attenborough and kd lang added up to - as usual - the top names in town.
Is there something so frightening about illegal drugs that it causes even radicals to offer second-rate solutions instead of dealing with the actual scope of the problem?
A migratory bird that gets stuck with second-rate winter accomodations will achieve only lackluster breeding success the next summer, hundreds or even thousands of miles away, a new study suggests.
Worse, you can waste a lot of time mucking around on second-rate sites looking for information that is displayed with crisp precision elsewhere.
If he feels people will think we are a second-rate city because his club, that carries our city's name, is second-rate he could always change their name back to Small Heath.
STRICTLY Come Dancing judge Craig Revel Horwood says that former EastEnders star Patsy Palmer is just a " scrubber in a Puffa jacket" and that he shouldn't have to defend his decisions to a "two-bit actress from a second-rate soap".
However, let us not class smokers as second-rate citizens.
If Johnny Rotten has a second-rate mind, Roy, then that puts your pea-sized noggin in the Vauxhall Conference League.
Because Arnold is a genuine international movie star--and because France, whatever its eccentricities, is not in the habit of electing the stars of second-rate action movies to senior political positions--Arnold got much more coverage in the French press than the typical candidate for governor in California.
Approaching this book and reading it is like being attracted from a distance by the gaunt splendour of the Tate Modern, but emerging from it irritated by its labyrinthine, badly-lit galleries in idiotic places, leaving one with the impression of a second-rate power station tarted up by fashionable shopfitters.
In today's environment hotels are not doing very well and the Roosevelt is distinctively a second-rate hotel," said Lawrence Fiedler, president of JRM Development Enterprises.
For anyone at all interested in how racing works, with its intricate web of owners, trainers, breeders, jockeys, veterinarians, horse auctions, tracks, and sports reporters, the book has a wealth of detail as it follows the gray colt from his birth to seemingly second-rate parents to his stunning victory at Churchill Downs.
A Cambridge-educated presenter for a second-rate British television station, Wilson moonlighted as the impresario behind the musical explosion that put England's second city on the cultural map.
Freud is part of no movement or school; he has no influential followers (though several second-rate imitators); he is a private man, not given to mainstream interviews, profiles, or screen appearances.
Chapter four narrates the last five years of Stradella's life, another mixture of first-rate music and second-rate intrigue.