Definition of 'play second fiddle'
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Face up to what you know in your heart because you deserve more than to play second fiddle to her. The Sun (2014)He is humble, as unused to talking about himself as anyone would be having happily played second fiddle to a lippy front man. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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