Meaning of 喧宾夺主

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xuān bīn duó zhǔ (Trad.: 喧賓奪主)
lit. the voice of the guest overwhelms that of the host (idiom); fig. a minor player upstages the main attraction; minor details obscure the main point; the sauce is better than the fish
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Antonyms: 客随主便
Example Sentences
Regarding house as the highest aim of life is like that the sauce is better than the fish for human existence in itself.
"Microsoft' s entertainment division is important, but it just doesn' t really move the dial, " Ms. Egbert said.
These cars took on a personality by themselves and often stole the scene from even the leading ladies in the films.
I really like this picture because it's really cute and the background looks cool, yet doesn't attract much attention.
Close-up photos look great when enlarged and framed. A solid colored background (like grass) keeps the attention on the face, not the surroundings.