with one's pants down
phrasal in an embarrassing position (as of being unprepared to act)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • with one's pants down — See: CATCH ONE WITH ONE S PANTS DOWN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • with one's pants down — See: CATCH ONE WITH ONE S PANTS DOWN …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • catch with one's pants down — {v. phr.}, {slang} To surprise someone in an embarrassing position or guilty act. * /They thought they could succeed in the robbery, but they got caught with their pants down./ * /When the weather turned hot in May, the drive in restaurant was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • catch with one's pants down — {v. phr.}, {slang} To surprise someone in an embarrassing position or guilty act. * /They thought they could succeed in the robbery, but they got caught with their pants down./ * /When the weather turned hot in May, the drive in restaurant was… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • caught with one's pants down — adjective Caught off guard, unprepared, or in an embarrassing situation …   Wiktionary

  • keep one's shirt on — {v. phr.}, {slang} To calm down; keep from losing your temper or getting impatient or excited. * /Bob got very angry when John accidentally bumped into him, but John told him to keep his shirt on./ Usually used as a command; may be considered… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • keep one's shirt on — {v. phr.}, {slang} To calm down; keep from losing your temper or getting impatient or excited. * /Bob got very angry when John accidentally bumped into him, but John told him to keep his shirt on./ Usually used as a command; may be considered… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pants — See: ANTS IN ONE S PANTS, CATCH ONE WITH ONE S PANTS DOWN, FANCY PANTS, FLY BY THE SEAT OF ONE S PANTS, GET THE LEAD OUT OF ONE S PANTS, KICK IN THE PANTS, WEAR THE TROUSERS or WEAR THE PANTS …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • pants — See: ANTS IN ONE S PANTS, CATCH ONE WITH ONE S PANTS DOWN, FANCY PANTS, FLY BY THE SEAT OF ONE S PANTS, GET THE LEAD OUT OF ONE S PANTS, KICK IN THE PANTS, WEAR THE TROUSERS or WEAR THE PANTS …   Dictionary of American idioms

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