[Vocabulary] rankings x standings

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TicoInBrazil

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in sports, whats the difference between ranking and standings?
 
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rankings = permanent
standings = might change

thanks to the one that helped me
 

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Ranking's not permanent IMO- it changes over time. Ranking is the position a player has worldwide in a sport like golf or tennis. No position is permanent in sport, is it?

PS, please be patient- there are many questions and people come in from different time zones, so you may have to wait a bit.
 
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