have second thoughts
- I had second thoughts about the original review myselfrethink, reconsider, review, revise, re-examine, re-evaluate, reassess, reappraise, think better of, think over, take another look at, look at in a different light, have another think about;change, alter, modify;
- not all of them come to the decision easily, and their nervousness and second thoughts are a natural result
second to none
- the hotel offers a level of service that is second to noneincomparable, matchless, unrivalled, inimitable, beyond compare, unparalleled, without parallel, unequalled, without equal, unmatched, in a class of its own, beyond comparison, peerless, unsurpassed, unsurpassable, nonpareil, unique;rareunexampled
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2 (seconds) informal he enjoyed the pie so much he asked for seconds
a second helping, a further helping, more
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deuterium, Deuteronomyrelated prefix, as in
in a second
- you'll see in a second(very) soon, in a minute, in a moment, in a trice, in a flash, shortly, any minute, any minute now, in a short time, in an instant, in the twinkling of an eye, in (less than) no time, in no time at all, before you know it, before long;North American momentarilyinformalin a sec, in a nanosecond, in a jiffy, in two shakes, in two shakes of a lamb's tail, before you can say Jack Robinson, in the blink of an eye, in a blink, in the wink of an eye, in a wink, before you can say knifeBritish informalin a tick, in two ticks, in a moNorth American informalin a snap
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