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ride (on) the coattails of

Definición de ride on the coattails of en inglés:

Benefit from the success of (another), sometimes undeservedly: you can compete with me, but you can’t do so by riding on my coat-tails
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Because when you've only been on one station and you've worked with very experienced people, inevitably you ride on their coat-tails.
  • What sort of a book was going to be produced by a couple of guys who were trying to come in on Dan Brown 's coat-tails?
  • Larry has a very clear moral standpoint: ‘You can compete with me, but you can't do so by riding on my coat-tails.
Ver entrada madre: coat-tail

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