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Sentences with the noun Also-Rans

10 examples:

He's among the also-rans.

Networks no longer have an itchy trigger finger in weeding out also-rans.
(USA Today - Entertainment, )

CNBC highlights the new sports we'll see in the Rio and Tokyo games, alongside some of the also-rans.
(CNBC, )

In television as in life, there are the Apples and the Compaqs, the true disruptors and the also-rans.
(The Denver Post - Entertainment, )

Germain had just finished another season among the also-rans of their leagues, finishing in 14th and 15th positions respectively.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

While most fans are focused on teams still in the playoff chase, fantasy owners understand the benefit of trolling the rosters of the also-rans.
(Tim Hubbard in Los Angeles Times - Baseball, )

CHIEF SPORTS WRITER MARTIN SAMUEL IN ATHENS: Manchester United contrived to lose their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday night to also-rans.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Rickie Fowler admitted he is struggling for rhythm after slumping to a third-round 73 at Abu Dhabi HSBC Golf Championship on Saturday which left him among the tournament's also-rans.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

MARTIN SAMUEL: Manchester United at Liverpool is a big game, and always will be, whether first versus second, sixth versus seventh, 14th versus 15th, or taking place in the European competition for also-rans.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Even if they show only a fraction of the free-scoring finesse that marked their missionary visit to Soldier Field in Chicago a couple of days ago, New Zealand are more than capable of beating England at Twickenham this weekend – especially as they are likely to pick their first team rather than their also-rans.
(The Independent - Sport, )


1 example:

How did Huddersfield Town and Reading go from Championship also-rans to play-off finalists in 12 months?
(BBC Sport - Football, )

Other sentences

24 examples:

Angry Scotland captain Greig Laidlaw has revealed he is fed up with his country being dismissed as also-rans.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

That might sound strange -- leaders transformed into also-rans -- but new research shows this story to be all too common.
(Science Daily - News, )

BBC East Midlands Today looks at Leicester City's rise from big-spending Championship also-rans to Premier League leaders.
(BBC Sport - Football, )

From Super League also-rans to play-off contenders in two years - now Widnes want to restore their former Challenge Cup glories.
(BBC Sport, )

Also-rans in Western Conference, Lakers have won two straight against East teams after Nick Young, Ryan Kelly lead win at Toronto.
(Mike Bresnahan in Los Angeles Times - Basketball, )

In the also-rans, not-quites and other errors that populate even the most experienced shopper's wardrobe, there are lessons to be learned.
(The Wall Street Journal - Lifestyle, )

This was the weekend when the midfield shoo-ins were booted into touch by the supposed also-rans in the race for Roy Hodgson's World Cup squad.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The most intriguing matchup of Week 11 is between two also-rans, the Cowboys and the Dolphins, which features the return of quarterback Tony Romo.
(The New York Times - Pro-Football, )

Inequality is a brute fact of American life and Broadway, increasingly divided between blockbuster hits and struggling also-rans, is hardly immune.
(Los Angeles Times - Culture Monster, )

ROB DRAPER'S CHAMPIONS LEAGUE COLUMN: PSG will be backed by Qatari money, but turning them from Champions League also-rans into winners is some ask.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

You know them as the also-rans -- those colorful candidates who made a splash on the campaign trail, only to fade from the news after the election ended.
(Fox News - Politics, )

JOE BERNSTEIN: Premier League clubs face an important week to stop falling among Europe's 'also-rans' and longer being allowed four teams in the Champions League.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Darren Fletcher has warned his old club Manchester United that their supporters will not tolerate being also-rans in the Premier League title race again next season.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Seldom do we get the opportunity to remember the also-rans but in remembering Bob Michel we remember a man who maintained his integrity while serving his party and his nation.
(John Baldoni, Contributor in Forbes - Business, )

OLIVER TODD: Mauricio Pochettino has signed on for five years at White Hart Lane to offer some much-needed stability having transformed Spurs from also-rans to genuine title contenders.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Not many people would have predicted that Sunday's game between Miami and Detroit would be the kind of splashy matchup it is, between two erstwhile also-rans riding three-game winning streaks.
(Sam Farmer in Los Angeles Times - Motor Racing, )

Abu Sayyaf, once written off as one of the global jihadist movement’s also-rans, is gaining strength by chasing down high-value victims at sea and ransoming them off for millions of dollars.
(The Wall Street Journal - World News, )

England’s embarrassing early exit from the World Cup needs to be a wake-up call that something is fundamentally wrong in our national game and it needs fixing or we’ll be also-rans for ever.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

The Super League season is upon us and Sportsmail has enlisted dual rugby code international Iestyn Harris to give his guide on who he thinks will be the runners and also-rans for this campaign.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

Italy believe they can make Ireland crack under the weight of fighting purely to preserve their RBS 6 Nations pride in Saturday's Dublin clash with the hosts fighting to avoid becoming also-rans.
(Daily Mail - Sport, )

For mutual-fund investors, bullish outlooks for stocks and bonds would suggest another good year in 2015. But also-rans and outright losers in 2014 provide lessons for investors, Tom Lauricella writes.
(The Wall Street Journal - Markets News, )

Now we can add the Toyota RAV4 to the formidable list of also-rans, as it just received a “poor” rating in the small overlap test that replicates the effects of hitting a pole or other fixed object.
(Forbes - Entrepreneurs, )

Our economy, and the way we live, is in a state of flux, with the winners being those who managed to stick to the Australian Dream's script and pay off their homes and put some money aside, and the also-rans being everyone else, all the way down to the have-nothings.
(Sydney Morning Herald - National, )

Solow, the fabulous French grey, turned up fit and firing for the Queen Anne Stakes, the eagerly awaited opening showdown at Royal Ascot, but unfortunately Hong Kong’s champion Able Friend was effectively a no-show, trailing home with the also-rans without so much as laying a glove on Europe’s finest older miler.
(The Independent - Racing, )

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