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every secondEvery other; each alternate.
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every secondUsed other than as an idiom: Once per second.
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every secondVery frequently; more frequently than is desired.
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just a secondOnly one second; a passage of time one-sixtieth of a minute in duration.
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just a secondA short period of time, typically anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes or more.
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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.
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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.
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second bananaA person who serves in a supporting, secondary, or subsidiary capacity; an assistant.
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second childhoodA childlike state in any adult, resulting from mental illness, trauma, or other conditions.
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second childhoodThe period or state of cognitive decline of an elderly person, characterized by childlike judgment and behavior.
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second fiddleA fiddle part in harmony to the first fiddle.
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second fiddleA sidekick or subordinate, or the role of such a person.
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second fiddleThe person playing second fiddle.
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second gearThe second lowest gearing available from a gearbox.
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second handused
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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.
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second sightclairvoyance
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second stringIn sports, a unit of players that plays behind the first string.
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second stringNot as good; of a lower quality or condition.
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second-guessPresumably from trying to guess with second sight.
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second-guessPresumably from trying to improve with a second stab.
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better halfspouse
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centre halffootballer
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half a dozensix
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half a mindA moderate inclination.
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half hourperiod of 30 minutes
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half nelsonwrestling hold
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half-bakedPartially cooked by heating in an oven.
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half-nakedWith very few clothes on; revealing lots of one's body.
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half-nakedWith very few clothes on.
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half-pintA unit of volume used for liquids equal to half of a pint.
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half-pintHalf a pint of beer.
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half-pintA small child.
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other halfA spouse.
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have second thoughtsTo change one's opinion, or be uneasy about a previous decision.
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on second thoughtAfter reconsidering; on further consideration.
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play second fiddleTo play a subsidiary or subordinate role to someone or something else.
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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.
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baker's half dozenSeven, a group of seven.
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glass-half-emptypessimistic
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glass-half-fulloptimistic
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not half badPretty good; okay; decent.
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too clever by halfShrewd but flawed by overthinking or excessive complexity, with a resulting tendency to be unreliable or unsuccessful.
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go off half-cockedTo take a premature or ill-considered action.
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hell and half of georgiaA very large region; everywhere.
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all over hell's half acreAll over the place; everywhere.
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half a loaf is better than no breadAlternative form of half a loaf is better than none.
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half a loaf is better than nonePossession or attainment of a partial object, achievement, result, etc is preferable to having no object, achievement, or result at all.
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six of one, half dozen of anotherIt makes no difference, they're still the same.
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