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every secondEvery other; each alternate.Rate it:

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every secondUsed other than as an idiom: Once per second.Rate it:

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every secondVery frequently; more frequently than is desired.Rate it:

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just a secondStop; wait. Used to indicate that the speaker wishes the previous speaker or the proceedings to stop so that he or she can comment on what has been said or has happened so far.Rate it:

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second bananaA comedian who plays a secondary or supporting role, especially as straight man and traditionally in vaudeville or burlesque theatre.Rate it:

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second natureA mindset, skill, or type of behavior so ingrained through habit or practice that it seems natural, automatic, or without a basis in conscious thought.Rate it:

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split secondTo happen very quickly (typically in less than a second)Rate it:

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tel qui brille au second rang s'éclipse au premierA good subordinate often makes a bad leader.Rate it:

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two-second ruleA rule of thumb for safe driving by which a driver must maintain a two-second distance from the vehicle in front.Rate it:

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second bananaA person who serves in a supporting, secondary, or subsidiary capacity; an assistant.Rate it:

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have second thoughtsTo change one's opinion, or be uneasy about a previous decision.Rate it:

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second stringIn sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string.Rate it:

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second-guessto vet or evaluate; to criticize or correct, often by hindsight, by presuming to have a better idea, method, etc.Rate it:

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just a secondOnly one second; a passage of time one-sixtieth of a minute in duration.Rate it:

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just a secondA short period of time, typically anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes or more.Rate it:

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on second thoughtAfter reconsidering; on further consideration.Rate it:

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play second fiddleTo play a subsidiary or subordinate role to someone or something else.Rate it:

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Play Second FiddleTo be subservient to someone, to follow someone or somethingRate it:

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prends le premier conseil d'une femme et non le secondA woman’s instinct is better than her reason.Rate it:

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reléguer (mettre) au second planTo put into the background.Rate it:

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second childhoodA childlike state in any adult, resulting from mental illness, trauma, or other conditions.Rate it:

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second childhoodThe period or state of cognitive decline of an elderly person, characterized by childlike judgment and behavior.Rate it:

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second fiddleA fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle.Rate it:

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second fiddleA sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.Rate it:

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second fiddleThe person playing second fiddle.Rate it:

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second gearThe second lowest gearing available from a gearbox.Rate it:

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second handusedRate it:

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second sightclairvoyanceRate it:

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second stringNot as good; of a lower quality or condition.Rate it:

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second Tuesday of the weekA time that will never come.Rate it:

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second-guessPresumably from trying to guess with second sight.Rate it:

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second-guessPresumably from trying to improve with a second stab.Rate it:

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every dark cloud has a silver liningAlternative form of every cloud has a silver lining.Rate it:

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every good boy deserves fudgeA mnemonic phrase to help remember the order of the five lines on a musical treble stave in order from the bottom to the top: E G B D F.Rate it:

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every man for himself!Everyone has to fight for his or her own survival. This extraordinary admonition, generally applies during an extreme emergency, commercial or military wherein rescue assistance or other lifesaving help is unlikely.Rate it:

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every man to his tradeKeep to your own job and don't meddle in other people's. We should all stick to what we are good at.Rate it:

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every rose has it's thornseverything, even if it seems perfect, has faultsRate it:

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every which wayIn all sorts of ways or manners.Rate it:

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opportunity knocks at every man's doorEverybody gets opportunities.Rate it:

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every silver lining has a cloudEvery good situation has the potential to turn bad.2007, Diab A. Shetayh, Actuality : The Reality RequiemA great partnership isn't a self-maintaining entity. Perseverance and persistence make it thrive. For every silver lining has a cloud. Ignorance of this reality is not an option.Rate it:

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worth every pennyCompletely worthwhile.Rate it:

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every king needs a queenEvery man needs a woman to be with for the rest of his life.Rate it:

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every day is a school dayYou learn something new every day.Rate it:

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every nook and crannyEverywhere.Rate it:

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every little helpsEven the smallest things are helpful when towards a goal.Rate it:

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every dog has its dayEveryone has a time of success and satisfaction.Rate it:

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hang on every wordTo be completely attentive to what another person is saying.Rate it:

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every man for himselfAn expression of indifference, that everyone should forget about comradeship and save themselves.Rate it:

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every man jackAll the members of a group with no exceptions.Rate it:

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