Значение идиомы on one’s coattails

[on one’s coattails] {adv. phr.} Because of another’s merits, success, or popularity.

Bob and Jim are best friends. When Jim wasinvited to join a fraternity, Bob rode in on his coattails.

Manypeople vote straight for all the candidates in the same politicalparty. Most people voted for President K., so Governor B. rode in onK.’s coattails.

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