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The Spaniard moved to Turin in 2014 for £18m after playing second fiddle to Karim Benzema for a number of years.
Throughout her tenure, the constant stress of playing second fiddle to Mr. Christie, combined with the job’s travel demands, could make working in the lieutenant governor’s office difficult.
The first few years were spent relearning the ropes and playing second fiddle to teams like Red Bull Racing.
After leaving Borussia Monchengladbach in 2014, Ter Stegen was still a very young goalkeeper, and played second fiddle to Claudio Bravo following his arrival - appearances being confined to Champions League and domestic cup appearances.
After four years in the NBA -- the last playing second fiddle in Oklahoma City to the most ball-dominant player in league history -- Oladipo isn’t interested in playing the role of sidekick anymore.
Traditionally, these cells have been thought of as passive support cells, the second fiddle to neurons.
Indeed, at Philipp Plein, the clothing played a distant second fiddle to the music.
View 20 Photos Since this is a concept, mechanicals play second fiddle to the interior and exterior design.
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