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    what is the idiom for this phrase?

    "to share the benefit from somebody or something." i remember there is an idiom describing this situation. my blur memory told me that it goes like "bathing in other people's spotlight or sth".i would appreciate it if you can give me the answer.thank u

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    Re: what is the idiom for this phrase?


    How about, bask in someone else's fame/glory/spotlight/sunshine?

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    Re: what is the idiom for this phrase?

    Or "Share the limelight"

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