en segundo lugar

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en segundo lugar(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (used to make a second point)
a. in the second place
¿Por qué no fuiste al cine? - En primer lugar, no me atraía la película y, en segundo lugar, estaba cansado.Why didn't you go to the movies? - In the first place, the movie didn't appeal to me, and in the second place, I was tired.
b. secondly
En primer lugar, quisiera disculparme por mi retraso y, en segundo lugar, quisiera agradecerles su presencia aquí.Firstly, I'd like to apologize for being late, and secondly, I'd like to thank you for your presence here.
2. (in the second position)
a. in the second place
El atleta keniano terminó la carrera en segundo lugar.The Kenian athlete finished the race in the second place.
b. second
Nuestro equipo quedó en segundo lugar en la clasificación.Our team came second in the league table.
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