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    Second guess

    What is the meaning of the phrase, second guess?


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    Re: Second guess

    http://x-victory.ru/forum/index.phpsecond-guess [transitive]
    1 to try to say what will happen or what someone will do before they do it:
    I'm not going to try and second-guess the committee's decisions.

    2 American English: to criticize something after it has already happened:
    The decision has been made - there's no point in second-guessing it now.

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    P.S I'm not a teacher .

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