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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.
See also: second, string
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That soon became 5-1 when Yap and Jono Shaw of Newcastle University clinched the second string men's doubles in two sets.
The second string, whose title was spearheaded by 36-goal David Tittensor, brought the curtain down on the season with a 6-4 win over Kelvin on Saturday to end with a record of 24 wins, four draws and no losses.
The second offshore pipeline contract was won by the Swiss-based Allseas Group, which will start laying the second string in summer 2015.
Today in Amsterdam South Stream Transport signed a contract with Swiss Allseas Group to lay the second string of the South Stream offshore gas pipeline in deep waters and a contract with Saipem for providing complementary services for the construction.
It would also give an insight for Le Roy about the pool of talents in the second string side and the well-travelled Frenchman would likely introduce some new players when Oman take on their crucial game against Kuwait.
Atlantis Star was not without his supporters, being backed from 7-1 into 11-2, but it is very rare to see Dettori's mount trading at bigger than the second string when Godolphin have two entries, and that could be an interesting angle to look at in coming weeks, particularly with their runners in juvenile contests.
But he was dropped to the second string squad, known as the Saxons, during the Six Nations championship earlier this year and he does not believe he will be promoted this time around.
Striker Daniel Broadbent opened the scoring for Town after 17 minutes, his fourth goal in as many starts for the second string.
Wrap the second string three times around your other index finger.
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.
Bay's senior women's side drew 0-0 with Leeds and the second string went down 3-0 to Newcastle.
The final joint at the second string of the Nord Stream gas pipeline was welded in the Portovaya Bay.
The second string will provide matches for youth and fringe first-teamers.
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