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second-best
English: second-best
Chinese: a. 第二好的
Examples:
1. Aristotle tried his utmost to avoid the Platonic route of drawing blueprints for the "perfect" as well as the "second-best" state.
亚里斯多德尽其最大努力避免重蹈柏拉图描绘的“最完美”以及“第二等好的”国家蓝图的复辙。
2. College-educated women typically see single motherhood as a distant second-best to marriage.
受过大学教育的妇女通常把做单身母亲看作是婚姻之外的的一种无奈选择。
3. I don't have to settle for second-best-- I can have the best my money can buy.
我不再花钱买第二流产品,而可以买最好灼了。
4. I like live music: for me, records are definitely second-best.
我喜欢现场演奏的音乐, 听唱片可没那麽好.
5. I like live musior me,records are definitely second-best.
我喜欢现场演奏的音乐,听唱片可没那麽好.
6. I'm used to high quality and won't take second-best.
我用惯高质量的东西, 差一点儿的都不行.
7. Interference with direct investment to improve the balance of payments is clearly a second-best policy. The best attack is through macroeconomic tools.
干预直接投资以求改善收支平衡显然是一种次佳政策,最佳之着乃是运用宏观经济工具。
8. Second-best theory
次优论
9. The second-best performance of the tournament
联赛中仅次于最好的那一场.
10. When they have to choose between quality and price, quality usually comes off second-best.
他们在质量和价格作取舍时, 往往要牺牲质量.