Nobody likes to consider the hegemony of the first-rate universities or even to characterize the "subjugated status" of the second-rate
And to make it even more entertaining for us, he doesn't have to put up with second-rate
celebrities; last night's roll-call of Richard Wilson, Ian Botham, Richard Attenborough and kd lang added up to - as usual - the top names in town.
Callng Palmer a "scrubber in a Puffa jacket" is fair enough, but calling EastEnders "a second-rate
I am old enough to remember Hitler classifying some people as second-rate
citizens: homosexuals, gypsies, disabled people and mentally retarded people - and we all know what happened to them.
If Johnny Rotten has a second-rate
mind, Roy, then that puts your pea-sized noggin in the Vauxhall Conference League.
Because Arnold is a genuine international movie star--and because France, whatever its eccentricities, is not in the habit of electing the stars of second-rate
action movies to senior political positions--Arnold got much more coverage in the French press than the typical candidate for governor in California.
Approaching this book and reading it is like being attracted from a distance by the gaunt splendour of the Tate Modern, but emerging from it irritated by its labyrinthine, badly-lit galleries in idiotic places, leaving one with the impression of a second-rate
power station tarted up by fashionable shopfitters.
In today's environment hotels are not doing very well and the Roosevelt is distinctively a second-rate
hotel," said Lawrence Fiedler, president of JRM Development Enterprises.
For anyone at all interested in how racing works, with its intricate web of owners, trainers, breeders, jockeys, veterinarians, horse auctions, tracks, and sports reporters, the book has a wealth of detail as it follows the gray colt from his birth to seemingly second-rate
parents to his stunning victory at Churchill Downs.
A Cambridge-educated presenter for a second-rate
British television station, Wilson moonlighted as the impresario behind the musical explosion that put England's second city on the cultural map.
Chapter four narrates the last five years of Stradella's life, another mixture of first-rate music and second-rate
In fact, Wolverton says, compared with the Gerbera daisy, potted mum and banana (Musa oriana), the spider plant is only second-rate