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English definition of “behind every great/successful man there stands a woman”

behind every great/successful man there stands a woman

saying
said to emphasize that men's success often depends on the work and support of their wives
(Definition of behind every great/successful man there stands a woman from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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