in the driver's seat

Definition of in the driver's seat

:in a position in which one is able to control what happens
  • When his boss went on vacation, he suddenly found himself in the driver's seat.

Word by Word Definitions

driver play
  1. : one that drives: such as

  2. : coachman

  3. : the operator of a motor vehicle

seat play
  1. : a special chair of one in eminence

  2. : a chair, stool, or bench intended to be sat in or on

  3. : the particular part of something on which one rests in sitting

  1. : to install in a seat of dignity or office

  2. : to cause to sit or assist in finding a seat

  3. : to provide seats for


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