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second string

The substitute players who replace the starters (or "first string") as a game goes on. A player on the second string is considered the second best player in that position. I'm only a freshman, so I'm thrilled to be second string. Just making the football team at all is exciting! Those guys need a breather—send in the second string.
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Given the crazy Christmas fixture schedule, manager Arsene Wenger will rest his big boys and put a second string side.
Allseas will start laying the second string in summer 2015, while Saipem will be laying the first one.
That's the thing about second strings, they are often ignored by punters and allowed to go off at a bigger price than their form should dictate.
Our second string have played their second string twice and we have got a draw and a win," said Johnson.
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CELTIC'S second string enjoyed a day off yesterday but still managed to wrap up the SFL Reserve League title - after Dundee United slipped up against Falkirk.
Wayne Hughes, was merely Ellis' second string behind Declan's Moon, owned by Mace and Samantha Siegel.
Tie a second string to the other end of the horizontal part of the hanger.
Beethoven's Grosse Fuge, with its monumental architecture of pure sound, was mirrored in the abstract, pure neoclassicism of Bigonzetti's Pitture per Archi (Paintings for Strings), a 1992 commission for the Second String Festival in Reggio Emilia.
The GUNSLINGER record of successful missions was recently shattered with a failed operation, and political pressures have relegated them to the second string of Special Operations while better known groups are assigned the best missions.
The men's second string lost 3-2 to Tynedale while the thirds overcame Marton Furness 7-1.
TIM VISSER insists Scotland coach Vern Cotter has not picked a second string to face South Africa today.
The final joint at the second string of the Nord Stream gas pipeline was welded in the Portovaya Bay.
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Richardson- a two-goal hero in the victory over Atletico Madrid in the Amsterdam Tournament - set the Black Cats on the way to a win over a Hoops second string with an opener on 15 minutes.