catbird seat


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1 the more favorable condition or position in a competition
  • your fluency in French should put you in the catbird seat for getting the Paris posting

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2 the center of public attention
  • in the wake of the natural disaster, this obscure bureaucrat was suddenly and unexpectedly thrust into the catbird seat

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  • back burner
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“Catbird seat.” Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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