Second in order of preference; to be preferred if one’s first choice is not available: the next best thing to flying is gliding
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- The next best option now is to order something with at least one recognisable word in it.
- Being a writer can be the next best thing to being anonymous.
- If you didn't get to MUTEK this year, picking up this collection is probably the next best thing.
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