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Example sentences for second fiddle

But here his role is limited, too often leaving him playing second fiddle to this film's weirdly hypnotic special effects.
But one thing that strikes me is that my smartness seems to play second fiddle.
Sunnis have to accept that as the minority sect they will play second fiddle.
Business or strategic interests may also on their agenda, but are playing second fiddle.
Newcomers don't play second fiddle to the genre's.
She quieted talk that her multiple outside interests would mean playing second fiddle to more dedicated peers.
Swimming trunks and sunscreen play second fiddle to backpacks and protractors.
They've certainly been second fiddle to the warlords' armies.
Geodetic leveling has always played second fiddle to horizontal surveys.

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