"they improved the quality from mediocre to above average"
The play was second-rate and provincial.
出自： O. Wilde
Not very good books..but good of a second-rate kind.
出自： A. Thirkell
Greek literature is the real thing and Latin a second-rate imitation.
出自： E. Wilson
'Luke couldn't make that sort of high grade. He was born second rate.'
出自： N. Bawden