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Van Dam, a bumbling, subservient second banana who had occasional moments of pathos, was a reliable source of laughs on the show, which ran until 1997.
He was also obsessed with playing second banana to The Times, as the movie indicates.
Derrick Henry was an effective second banana, picking up 54 yards on 13 totes.
But Sanchez is one hell of a second banana, and a huge reason why the Yankees are on the verge of just their second playoff berth in five years.
Like his character, Mr. Boseman is the star of this show, while Mr. Gad is the second banana and often comic relief.
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SECOND BANANA Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of second banana for English Language Learners
: a someone who is not as important or powerful as another person
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