Grammar Patterns

N to n

The 'successor' group

These nouns refer to someone who does, may do, or would like to have the same job or position as someone else.
Across the country, the Greens are emerging as the main challenger to a Labour Party that has proven itself to be reactionary and complacent.
I think Peter Reid proved a worthy successor to Howard Kendall.
  • apprentice
  • challenger
  • counterpart
  • runner-up
  • successor
  • understudy
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