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moderate to inferior in quality

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REPLY: We are obviously concerned that our customers in Hazlerigg feel they are getting a second-rate service.
He said: "When people dismiss us as a second-rate whoever it p***es you off.
And at the second-rate institutions, sociality matters very much, because, says Caesar, research does not.
The study, Unequal Treatment: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Health Care, which was conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), argues that racial and ethnic minorities tend to get second-rate healthcare--in the way of cancer treatments, cardiac medications, bypass surgery, HIV treatments, kidney dialysis, and kidney transplants--and are instead offered less appealing alternatives such as lower limb amputations for diabetes sufferers.
MICHAEL Aspel says that he gave up his chat show, Aspel and Company, because he couldn't bear greasing up to second-rate celebrities.
I also think that, just like in any business, when something hits big--like Garth Brooks hit big--all of a sudden everyone aspires to be a second-rate Garth, to keep that little cycle alive as long as possible so everybody can make money as long as possible.
Fresh from attacking Microsoft's Active Directory Service as a second-rate Johnny-come-lately, Novell Inc.
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.
While Gigi's mother works as a second-rate theater singer, Gigi is left in the care of her grandmother and great-aunt, both retired courtesans.
Immediately, you understand somethingabout both the place and the protagonist, thanks to that wised-up tone--a burned-out Foreign Service officer's amusement and weariness at finding even the bombers second-rate, coupled with the grim knowledge of what even a second-rate bomb will do.
Worse, you can waste a lot of time mucking around on second-rate sites looking for information that is displayed with crisp precision elsewhere.
I don't know which would be worse - the sale of Bent or the fact that McLeish will be given money to spend on bringing in more second-rate players who will play the second-rate game of counting a draw as good as a win.
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.