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Idiom of the week – Waiting in the wings

Posted by englishlessons on June 23, 2015

Definition:
ready to step in and take over or take action

Examples:

That company is the market leader now, but their competitors are waiting in the wings for an opportunity to replace them.

The CEO fired the vice-president quickly; her successor must have been waiting in the wings.

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