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- adj. belonging to the second string of a team
- adj. substitute or replacement
- adj. second most important
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- adj. being a replacement or substitute for a regular member of a team
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What you call a second-string side for Man City still involves some very good players.
The RFU also announced on Wednesday that the captain of the second-string England Saxons team, Luke Narraway, will take no further part in the Churchill Cup, because of a back problem.
Look, I brought you out here to perform on the stage, not give out tricks to second-string fools offstage.
Someone tossed Bills backup Tyler Thigpen a ball for him to loosen up his arm, but the second-string QB didn't see it coming and took one right to the helmet.
Instigating a bar fight at the book party of a Successful Fiction Writer, in which I punch out the second-string bouncer and am taken away in a police van.
• Selection looks second-string on jockey booking but is form pick
Does this have second-string written on it, or am I being too harsh?
But after its first- and second-string quarterbacks went down with injuries, rookie T.J. Yates from North Carolina is taking the snaps.
Jets coach Rex Ryan said Tuesday that he's had his second-string quarterback, 41-year-old Mark Brunell, take a handful of snaps with the starting offense in practice this week, mostly to light a fire under Mark Sanchez, his No. 1 signal caller.
A second-string Ivory Coast beat Angola 2-0 in their final group game at the Africa Cup of Nations to finish top of Group B with a 100% record.