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Barack Obama is the front-runner/runner-up candidate in the race for the White House.
Which one Shall I use in the sample above?
1. a competitor thought likely to win
(synonym) favorite, favourite
1. the competitor who finishes second
(synonym) second best
It's up to you. I mean, it depends on what you mean.
Last edited by Kraken; 29-May-2008 at 22:33. Reason: oops