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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo use one's judgment, initiative, and perceptions as events unfold in order to improvise a course of action without a predetermined plan.Rate it:

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in the hot seatUnder pressure to perform; under scrutiny; at the center of attention.Rate it:

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seat-of-the-pantsDone by feel, guess, or trial and error rather than by careful planning, thought or technique.Rate it:

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be on the edge of one's seatTo be in suspense; to wait eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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box seatA seat among a group of seats in an enclosure, as at a theater or stadium.Rate it:

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box seatA favorable vantage point.Rate it:

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by the seat of your pantsAn aviator's term, Cross country flying, navigating via ground observation of landmarks, arrows on rooftops. water towers, railroad tracks, roadways, radio/TV towers; and by the 'seat of your pants'.Rate it:

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catbird seatExpression used to describe an enviable position, often one of great advantage.Rate it:

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fly by the seat of one's pantsTo pilot an aircraft without the aid of instruments and without a flight plan, using only instinct, visual observation, and practical judgment.Rate it:

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Fly By the Seat of Your PantsConfronting a situation with one’s intuition and common sense about which one have no earlier experience or instructionRate it:

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have a seatA polite directive to sit down.Rate it:

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have a seatSee have; seat.Rate it:

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have a seatTo sit down; to take a seat.Rate it:

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In the Catbird SeatTo have authority and superiority to others, to get advantage than othersRate it:

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in the driver's seatHaving the most important role in a storyline or recognition. Of primary importance.Rate it:

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In the Driver's SeatIn controlling position of something, to be in authority of somethingRate it:

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in the driving seatalternative form of in the driver's seatRate it:

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nosebleed seatA seat high in the back of bleachers, stands, or the balcony at a theater.Rate it:

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on the edge of one's seatIn suspense; waiting eagerly or anxiously for some resolution.Rate it:

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On the Hot SeatIn a difficult position, in a situation where one is subject to criticism, situation in which one is scrutinizedRate it:

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reserved left hand seatleft seat on any airplane is reserved for the senior pilot {captain} or owner of aircraft'Rate it:

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ringside seatA seat in the front row of a boxing or wrestling match.Rate it:

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ringside seatAny vantage point providing an excellent view.Rate it:

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take a back seatTo be second to someone or something; to be less important or have a lower priority.Rate it:

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take a seatTo sit down; to become seated.Rate it:

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would you mind putting on your seat beltPolitely asks someone in a vehicle to put on their seat belt.Rate it:

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buckle upTo fasten one's seat belt or safety belt.Rate it:

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sit downTo cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.Rate it:

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take a pewTo take a seat; to sit down.Rate it:

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saddleA seat on a bicycle, motorcycle etcRate it:

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(in) equo haerereto sit a horse well; to have a good seat.Rate it:

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belli sedes (Liv. 4. 31)the seat of war, theatre of operations.Rate it:

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bellum transferre alio, in...to transfer the seat of war elsewhere.Rate it:

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belt upTo fasten one's seat belt.Rate it:

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cross the aisleOf a member of a parliament, to resign from one's political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one's currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one's new party.Rate it:

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cross the floorOf a member of a parliament, to resign from one's political party and join another party, resulting in moving from one's currently assigned desk or seat in the legislative chamber to a new desk or seat physically located with the other members of one's new party.Rate it:

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dickyA seat behind a carriage, for a servant.Rate it:

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dickyA seat in a carriage, for the driver.Rate it:

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être ferme sur les arçons(lit.) To have a firm seat in the saddle; (fig.) Not to waver in one’s principles.Rate it:

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hutch upto move slightly, in order to make room for someone; for example to move in a bed to make room for someone else to lie, or to move sideways on on a seat so as to allow someone room to sit and share that same seat.Rate it:

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is anyone sitting hereUsed to ask whether a seat near the interlocutor is currently occupied.Rate it:

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mine arse on a bandboxAn answer to the offer of any thing inadequate to the purpose for which it is proffered, like offering a bandbox for a seat.Rate it:

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nehmen Sie Platzhave a seat, take a seatRate it:

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please sit downOffering a seat to somebody.Rate it:

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plump downTo sit down heavily in a seat.Rate it:

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ride shotgunTo ride in the front passenger seat of a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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saddleA seat (tack) for a rider placed on the back of a horse or other animalRate it:

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shotgunTo claim the front seat in a car.Rate it:

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shotgunThe front passenger seat in a vehicle, next to the driver.Rate it:

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sit backTo recline while still in a seated position, with one's back on the frame of the seat.Rate it:

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