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India's best-ever FIFA Ranking till date stays 94 which was attained in February 1996, while 99 stayed India's second-best FIFA Ranking which was also achieved in November 1993.
5: division winner with second-best record at division winner with third-best record
The timocratic soul, characterized by its governance by spirit and its consequent desire for esteem and aversion to shame, is ranked as the second-best kind of soul, though this should strike us as surprising since the timocratic figure would seem to be duplicitous, intellectually passive, and at the mercy of the fortuitous opinions of others.
So why do the people of Wales continue to accept second-best politicians, with Labour MPs more concerned about losing their jobs than what's best for Wales?
s (New York) patent on the hypertension drug Norvasc was invalidated last week by an appeals court, opening the way for generic competition to the company's second-best selling medicine.
San Jose has established itself as the second-best team in the Western Conference, if not the entire NHL.
At the conclusion of each interview, my boss would wrap up by asking the lawyer interviewed, "If for some reason you are not available, who is the second-best lawyer in Santa Barbara?
LEICESTER launch their bid for a third European title tomorrow - accompanied by coach Pat Howard's warning that second-best probably will not be good enough.