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Synonyms for second best

the competitor who finishes second

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It has also been ranked second best university in general category for the first time due to its performance in research.
This meant Al Daheri started the first final from 19th to finish ninth, earning him the title for second best rookie.
Maybe we could say we're the second best but what does that do either?
To be the highest ranking hotel in the North-east and the second best hotel golf resort in the country, only behind Gleneagles, is a fabulous achievement for Rockliffe and everyone who works here.
The prize winners were: Best Nett - Luke Cranswick (Lightcliffe, nett 65), Second Best Nett - Joel Rushworth (Crosland Heath, nett 67), Thirrd Best Nett - Finn Sutcliffe (West End, nett 69), Best Gross - Georgia Holden (Lightcliffe, gross 77), Second Best Gross - Oliver Caton (Crosland Heath, gross 80), Nearest the Pin - Georgia Holden (Lightcliffe), Nearest the Line - William Hulme (Elland).
Niki Sutton from Rhuddlan Golf Club notched the second best gross score of 85, while Carrigan Morgan Bursey had the second best nett score with 94-22-72.
According to BloodSport, not only is second best the first loser, but when the game is bowhunting, second best also goes hungry.
This isn't to say that "The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel'' -- so named after an actual hotel in the movie -- won't appeal to the same fans who flocked to the first film.
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel Cert PG A COLOURFUL backdrop can't brighten the dull goings-on as familiar faces follow a predictable plot in this sedate comedy drama sequel.
Shri Antony was speaking here at the presentation of Raksha Mantri s Trophy for the Best and Second Best Service Hospitals of Armed Forces Medical Services for the year 2013.
I don't want to be selfish and make him stop seeing her but I feel like I'm second best.
The Scarlets, who are still second on the Pro12 despite the defeat to the Ospreys, suffered only their fourth loss of the season, but Easterby admitted his team were second best to an Ospreys side flying high after their victory over Toulouse in the pool stages of the Heineken Cup.
And it added that Vauxhall/Opel remains its second best seller worldwide after recording a "strong finish" for 2010.
And it added that Vauxhall/ Opel remains its second best seller worldwide after recording a "strong finish" for 2010.