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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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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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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 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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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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catbird seatExpression used to describe an enviable position, often one of great advantage.Rate 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 driver's seatHaving the most important role in a storyline or recognition. Of primary importance.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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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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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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"never mind your mother sonny.... eat your bleedin' orange"I worked with a man from Foulridge, Lancashire for over 35 years who often used this phrase whenever there was a problem and he wasn't sure of the answer!.. Said the phrase came from a "chap I used to work with in Colne... but he didn't know what it meant either"Rate it:

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keep your friends close, and your enemies closerOne should be on their toes and alert of their surroundings if malicious people are around, to ensure such people can't wreak havoc in one's life.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isPractice what you preach.Rate it:

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put your money where your mouth isTalk is cheap. If the proponent of the venture is so confident, remind him: Better put your money where your mouth is!Rate it:

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you pays your money and you takes your choiceEach person should make their own decisions.Rate it:

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wet one's pantsto wet oneself, to urinate in one's clothes when they're being worn.Rate it:

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ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:

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ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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beat the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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caught with one's pants downCaught off guard, unprepared, or in an embarrassing situation.Rate it:

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crap one's pantsTo defecate into one's pants or other clothing.Rate it:

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crap one's pantsTo be extremely frightened.Rate it:

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get into someone's pantsTo have sex with.Rate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be agitated and constantly fidgeting.Rate it:

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have ants in one's pantsTo be sexually excited.Rate it:

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kick in the pantsa (forceful) reminder to start or get goingRate it:

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lick the pants offTo thoroughly and decisively defeat someone, either in a physical fight or, figuratively, in a competition.Rate it:

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pee one's pantsto wet oneself, to urinate in one's clothes when they're being worn.Rate it:

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piss one's pantsto wet oneself, to urinate in one's clothes when they're being worn.Rate it:

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piss one's pantsto laugh uncontrollablyRate it:

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poop one's pantsto defecate in one's clothes while wearing them.Rate it:

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put one's pants on one leg at a timeTo be a normal person.Rate it:

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scare the pants off ofTo scare or startle thoroughly.Rate it:

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shit one's pantsTo be extremely frightened.Rate it:

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shit one's pantsTo involuntarily defecate into one's pants or other clothing.Rate it:

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the pants offAn intensifier used with some transitive action verbs to indicate that the action is performed with thoroughness, vigor, or complete success.Rate it:

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don't dip your pen in company inkAlternative form of you don't dip your pen in company ink.Rate it:

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hold your fireWait, don't retaliate, calm down, be quiet.Rate it:

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in your bloodingrained in or fundamental to your character, as if inheritedRate it:

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please zip your lipA very direct and demanding expression to stop talking immediately. Zipping your lip is snippy, lippy figure of speech.Rate it:

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