Shadow

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Definition

a shadow (on the wall): a dark image caused by something or someone blocking the light, a silhouette (on the wall)
noun
I'm scared of the shadow on my bedroom wall, it looks like a monster!

to shadow (somebody): to follow and observe (somebody)
verb
The new employee will shadow you for several days in order to learn the job by observing you.

in the shade: not in the sunshine (for example, under a tree)
idiom

Examples

  • "All this food will go off if they don't come soon, perhaps I should put it all in the shade, yes that's a good idea."
  • "I have big plans for him. Among other things, I'd like Brian to shadow Philip Cheeter for a while before Philip's winter sales trips begin in earnest."

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