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  • n  someone who takes the place of another (as when things get dangerous or difficult)
    the star had a stand-in for dangerous scenes

  • The Flynn stand-in said the Hutton butler had called him a name.
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  • How Superman saved a small Illinois town
    Today is the day many comic book fans have been waiting for. Man of Steel , the latest Superman movie, opens in theaters across the country. Much of the film was shot in Chicago, a stand-in for the comic book’s fictional Metropolis. But some folks in the real city of Metropolis, Illinois may take issue with that. For more than 40 years, the town at the southern tip of Illinois has been the ...
    June 14, 2013 - WBEZ 91.5 Chicago
  • Is That Cameron Diaz or Her Stand-In?
    Seems like Cameron Diaz isn't the only Cameron Diaz on set anymore! The blond beauty was spotted on the set of her new flick "The Other Woman" Wednesday in the Hamptons, palling around with her stand-in, a fellow bombshell who looked just like the Hollywood A-lister (note: a "stand-in" is an actor who doesn't appear on camera, as opposed to a "body double, who does appear on camera). The actress ...
    June 13, 2013 - omg!

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