No ‘second’ winner!

😦 In the 100m running the winner was Usain Bolt. The second winner was Justin Gatlin.

The Olympics in Rio produced many winners, but…

🙂 In the 100m running the winner was Usain Bolt. Justin Gatlin came second.

We can also say:

  • 🙂 Justin Gatlin was second.
  • 🙂 Justin Gatlin finished second.

However, we cannot say:

  • 😦 Justin Gatlin was second winner. (flag-of-indonesia ‘Juara dua’!)

Unfortunately in a particular competition there can only be one winner. In this particular case the winner was Bolt.

@eapguru

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