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    Substituting for a coach

    Can you please help me put this correctly. I'm trying to say that I (being a player for a basketball team) sometimes replace my coach and train the team. Can I say that sometimes I substitute for the coach because he trusts me so much? Thank you.

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    Re: Substituting for a coach

    Quote Originally Posted by Dready View Post
    Can you please help me put this correctly. I'm trying to say that I (being a player for a basketball team) sometimes replace my coach and train the team. Can I say that sometimes I substitute for the coach because he trusts me so much? Thank you.
    Yes, you can say that. You could also use "stand in".

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    Re: Substituting for a coach

    You could also be an "assistant coach'

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