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 — phrasal : in an embarrassing position (as of being unprepared for an emergency) caught with its pants down by the surprise attack * * * (be caught) with one s pants down (informal) (to be caught) at an embarrassing and unsuitable moment, in a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • with\ one's\ pants\ down — See: catch with one s pants down …   Словарь американских идиом

  • be caught with one's pants down — (be caught) with one s pants down (informal) (to be caught) at an embarrassing and unsuitable moment, in a state of extreme unpreparedness • • • Main Entry: ↑pants …   Useful english dictionary

  • (be caught) with one's pants down — (informal) (to be caught) at an embarrassing and unsuitable moment, in a state of extreme unpreparedness ● pants …   Useful english dictionary

  • 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

  • catch\ with\ one's\ pants\ down — v. phr. slang (smb) 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 caught… …   Словарь американских идиом

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

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