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the second of October
This is the second programme in a series on rural health.
He came second in the European championship this year.
Gothenburg is Sweden's second largest city.
The bookcase needs a second coat of paint.
She was our second choice for the job.
Gloria played second violin in the school orchestra.
In terms of scoring goals, he's second only to Davies.
The Socialists came a close second with 36% of the vote.
I think she's having second thoughts about leaving London.
We don't need an umbrella. On second thoughts, maybe we do.
We provide a service that is second to none.
Without a second thought, she ran after the thief.
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American English version of definition of second
a new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
to put on clothes that make you look like someone else, for fun
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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