Definition of 'play second fiddle'
Example sentences containing 'play second fiddle'
The Sun (2014)
Police officers fear that serious organised crime plays second fiddle to neighbourhood policing and that the issue of terrorism is diverting ministers' attention.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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)
Definition of play second fiddle from the Collins English Dictionary
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