Second in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Second

Number-two; following after the first one with nothing between them. The ordinal number corresponding to the cardinal number two. | Next to the first in value, power, excellence, dignity, or rank; secondary; subordinate; inferior. | Being of the same kind as one that has preceded; another.

Short Example Sentences for Second

  • 1. Then came a second shot. 🔊
  • 2. You grab the second fellow. 🔊
  • 3. It was the second act that now defied his efforts. 🔊
  • 4. And how vain it would be to write a second time! 🔊
  • 5. With a wild peal of laughter he hurled the second glass into the air. 🔊
  • 6. I don't quite catch your meaning in the second act. 🔊
  • 7. A second and stronger attempt from the same quarter met with absolute defeat. 🔊
  • 8. A New Edition, revised from the Second French Edition. 🔊
  • 9. The first line is the original line, the second the corrected one. 🔊
  • 10. Another desk was also near him, and a second violin-case stood upon the floor. 🔊
  • 11. Finally, however, he came across a dealer in second hand furniture. 🔊
  • 12. In the beginning of the second week I conquered the last doubters. 🔊
  • 13. The second said, "Why, that is wonderful. 🔊
  • 14. The second said, "Well, that is astonishing shooting. 🔊
  • 15. Summary Of The Second Part Of The Foregoing System. 🔊

How to use Second in Sentences?

  • 1. I accompanied the second column and had the pleasant duty of making away with this surplus. 🔊
  • 2. He had finished reading his second act, and the reading had been a bitter disappointment. 🔊
  • 3. The second scheme of fatalism rises above the first in point of dignity and purity of character. 🔊
  • 4. There was a stairway outside the house, which led up to the rear part of the second story. 🔊
  • 5. The first act had been brisk, the second had dragged, but the last had been thrilling. 🔊
  • 6. My friend asked for its removal before the second course, complaining of incipient snow-blindness. 🔊
  • 7. The first cut his throat, the second hanged himself, and the third blew out his brains. 🔊
  • 8. The principal scene of the second act was between Mrs. Holmes and the man who had divorced her. 🔊
  • 9. Or, in default of such opportunity, is it not due to him that he should be exempt from the wages of the second death? 🔊
  • 10. About half the seats were occupied when the second entertainment began, but during the programme as many more came in. 🔊
  • 11. Pep was particularly attentive to the cornetist, who entered the playhouse after giving a second tune on his instrument. 🔊
  • 12. As they make complete sense when the comma is reached, the second clause has the appearance of an afterthought. 🔊
  • 13. There was not a break in the second show, but there was a great surprise for the boys when the third and last programme began. 🔊
  • 14. In both the examples above, before correction, the word properly related to the second passive is made the subject of the first. 🔊
  • 15. If the second copy is also defective, you may demand a refund in writing without further opportunities to fix the problem. 🔊
  • 16. If the second copy is also defective, you may demand a refund in writing without further opportunities to fix the problem. 🔊
  • 17. Yet it is easy to see that the second sentence has to do not with a prospect of the Senate, but with a prospect of accepting. 🔊
  • 18. The fate of those in the second category is more pathetic; they gradually wither and die away like flowers planted in a thin soil. 🔊
  • 19. Pep had just finished a second helping of Jolly's famous rice pudding and was ready to talk now. 🔊
  • 20. No, indeed: at the very second step his great principle, so confidently and so dogmatically asserted, completely breaks down under him. 🔊