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LampPro Tip 1/3
Not InterchangeablePlay
Don't confuse 'sidekick' with 'partner'; sidekicks have a more supporting role. SlideHe may help a lot, but he's not my partner; he's my sidekick.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Less Capable ImplicationPlay
'Sidekick' sometimes implies a less skilled individual, not just a helper. SlideI'm not just a sidekick; I solved the case too!
LampPro Tip 3/3
Affectionate TonePlay
Though 'sidekick' can suggest inferiority, it's often used affectionately. SlideMy little brother's my sidekick; he follows me everywhere.