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in the background
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (not the focus)
(without seeking attention)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
a. en segundo plano
I don't want to be a star. I'd prefer to work in the background.No quiero ser una estrella. Prefiero trabajar en segundo plano.
b. en la sombra
It seems like the CEO is doing everything, but in fact he has assistants in the background.Parece que el director ejecutivo está haciendo todo, pero de hecho tiene asistentes en la sombra.
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