sitting pretty


sitting pretty
sitting pretty
1. Enjoying one's advantageous position
2. Happily unaffected by problems besetting others
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sitting pretty phrase
in a very good position

With two platinum records, the group is sitting pretty right now.

Thesaurus: in a good, better or pleasant situationsynonym
Main entry: sit

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • Sitting Pretty — may refer to:* Sitting Pretty (1948 film), starring Robert Young, Maureen O Hara and Clifton Webb * Sitting Pretty (1933 film), featuring Jack Oakie, Jack Haley and Ginger Rogers * Sitting Pretty (1929 film) * Sitting Pretty (1924 musical), a… …   Wikipedia

  • sitting pretty — {adj.}, {slang} To be in a lucky position. * /The new library is sitting pretty because a wealthy woman gave it $10,000 worth of reference books./ * /Mr. Jones was sitting pretty until his $25,000 a year job was dropped by the company./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • sitting pretty — {adj.}, {slang} To be in a lucky position. * /The new library is sitting pretty because a wealthy woman gave it $10,000 worth of reference books./ * /Mr. Jones was sitting pretty until his $25,000 a year job was dropped by the company./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Sitting Pretty — Bonne à tout faire Bonne à tout faire (Sitting Pretty) est un film américain réalisé par Walter Lang, sorti en 1948. Sommaire 1 Synopsis 2 Fiche technique 3 Distribution 4 Lien ext …   Wikipédia en Français

  • sitting pretty — adjective a) Having a comfortable or certain supply of money or resources. Lauren Hutton, 28, was sitting pretty. The omnipresent model had just signed a two year, $200,000 contract. b) In a favorable situation, especially a situation in which… …   Wiktionary

  • sitting\ pretty — adj slang To be in a lucky position. The new library is sitting pretty because a wealthy woman gave it $10,000 worth of reference books. Mr. Jones was sitting pretty until his $25,000 a year job was dropped by the company …   Словарь американских идиом

  • sitting pretty —    Someone who is sitting pretty is in a good or fortunate situation, especially compared to others who are not so lucky.     He sold his shares at a good time so he s now sitting pretty and enjoying life …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • sitting pretty — in a good situation. She s sitting pretty as one of the music world s fastest rising stars. These investments can provide cash to keep you sitting pretty once you retire …   New idioms dictionary

  • sitting pretty — mod. doing very nicely; in a very pleasant and secure position. □ If I get the job, I’ll be sitting pretty for a long time. D She married a millionaire, and now she’s sitting pretty …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • sitting pretty — in a good position, in favorable circumstances    Rich in oil and timber resources, Alberta was sitting pretty …   English idioms


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