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next best

noun as in second best

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In fact, the recent outpouring of travel superlative lists is already targeting the next best thing.

The next best thing is ‘movies adapted from books,’ which might mean Harry Potter or Twilight.

For Russians who find themselves addicted to heroin with no way to get it, Krokodil is the next best thing.

So I was like, OK, the next best thing is to find one of them that I connect most to and somewhat tell their story through Gloria.

If only Marines “understand” Marines, then the next best thing is for mental-health providers to immerse ourselves in their world.

"I really believe it is the next best thing to being his wife," she added, with a pleasant little laugh.

The next best thing was to see the booths and the crowd on the outskirts of the exhibition.

Since Motoza was not in the situation thus to be warned, the hunter did the next best thing.

But I reckon it'll be the next best thing fur you if I drive you home.

And what was the next best; she answered, 'The book of Nature.'


On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to next best, such as: inferior, next to best, nothing special, and second-rate.

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