[ koht-teyl ]
/ ˈkoʊtˌteɪl /
gained by association with another, especially with a successful or celebrated person: coattail benefits.
on someone's coattails, aided by association with another person: The senator rode into office on the president's coattails.
on the coattails of, immediately after or as a result of: His decline in popularity followed on the coattails of the scandal.
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