bit-player

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bit-player

[ˈbɪtˌpleɪəʳ] Nactor m secundario, actriz f secundaria
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He and German Chancellor Angela Merkel have taken the lead in the EU in de-escalating the conflict and formulating peace proposals, relegating Cameron to being a bit-player of little relevance.
While Treasure Beach appears no more than a bit-player for the Investec Derby after making hard work of the MBNA Chester Vase, Await The Dawn looked an older horse of considerable promise when strolling home in the Betfair Huxley Stakes.
Juninho was used as a bit-player under a manager he admits had little time for detail.
Demi Moore's toyboy Ashton Kutcher has the Poitier part, while Ocean's Twelve bit-player Bernie Mac tries out Tracy's role.
The alternative is to be a bit-player and hanger-on to American might.
Everyone is colorless in that bit-player, direct-to-video style of performing, though there is one well-observed joke that could only have come from an arm of the Walt Disney corporation: Karl argues that clearly no one has ever escaped from Dinotopia, because, if they had, ``There'd be a Dinotopia the book, Dinotopia the movie, there'd be wind-up action figures at McDonald's.
It's also nice to have a heroine who buys her new outfit at Rackham's instead of some London store, although Birmingham is pretty much a bit-player in this book.
They are, he intones with bit-player portentousness, ``moving through time toward a world that is ill-prepared for their evil.
It seems as if Donald is to be a bit-player in Labour's attacks on the SNP, as London-based politicians like Gordon Brown and John Reid take centre stage.
Bit-player Baldry, dogged by injury this season and making his first start since October, bagged the early decider to a lively match which should have produced a hatful of goals at both ends.
A patient bit-player for most of the season, Fabulous Flournoy was let off the leash in last night's Budweiser league game at the NIA, and repaid his coach's faith by helping seal victory in the type of nail-biting encounter that has lately been the bane of Bullets' life.
That's a product primarily of Steve Staunton's return to form after being demoted to the role of bit-player for the opening World Cup qualifiers.