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I took second place! I'll take it for my first go

- what does it mean?
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25112Author Commented:
it is after a competition
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XGISCommented:
2nd place is the 1st loser.
It was just a warm up race so to speak and that you will actually come first in the subsequent race.
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It's the first time they did that event, and they came in 2nd place.
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aleghartCommented:
>I took second place!
...I placed second in the competition.

>I'll take it for my first go
...I accept that result/rank (it), since it was my first attempt (go = go at it).

"go" used as "attempt", like in  "go at it" ,  "give it a go"
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speed_54Commented:
I finished second (out of all the other competitors) and I am very happy as it's my first attempt (at this competition/event).
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karunamoorthyCommented:
In a queue(for example in an interview), you are allowing the first person(one) to go and observe what is the outcome of the first, and use this as an experience and then you want to proceed further.
And hence you have chosen as the second one.
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25112Author Commented:
got a good idea..
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Thank you much.    : )
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