in the background

idiom

Definition of in the background

: in a position that avoids attracting attention He was a shy man who always tried to keep/stay in the background.

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“In the background.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20the%20background. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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