see on someone's coattails.
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She is able to create coattails for down-ballot races and to change the narrative frame of politics.Why the Left Loves Warren, But Won’t Swoon for Sanders|David Freedlander|December 19, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On the other, if he squeaks out a victory in a GOP wave year, Republicans may be skeptical that he has coattails.
Not only are they riding the coattails of men, but they are no longer even with these men.How Elin Nordegren Became a Trophy Wife Role Model|Keli Goff|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The numbers will ride, as it were, on the coattails of the vision.
Presidents rarely have substantial coattails during their re-election efforts, but often have them in their first election.
Mr. Wicker soon stopped, however, and reached back into the pocket in the flap of his coattails.Mr. Wicker's Window|Carley Dawson
We saw his long coattails disappear round the corner of an alley that led down to the harbour.The Pilots of Pomona|Robert Leighton
He came towards them at an amble, scratching actively behind his coattails.Ulysses|James Joyce
He bustled off in the direction taken by Mr Miller, his coattails flying behind him.The Little Warrior|P. G. Wodehouse
Zo seconded the invitation by hiding the stick, and laying hold again on her big friend's coattails.Heart and Science|Wilkie Collins