sit pretty
phrasal to be in a highly favorable situation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • sit pretty — Someone who s sitting pretty is in a very advantageous situation …   The small dictionary of idiomes

  • sit pretty — phrasal : to be in a highly favorable situation sitting pretty with a full house against a flush and a straight Americans … had a virtual monopoly of piston engined air transports, and they were sitting pretty Charles Gardner * * * sit pretty see …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit pretty —    Someone who s sitting pretty is in a very advantageous situation.   (Dorking School Dictionary) …   English Idioms & idiomatic expressions

  • sit pretty — idi to be in a comfortable situation: He s been sitting pretty ever since he got that new job[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • sit pretty — be in a great situation, sit comfortably …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sit pretty —  Be comfortably or advantageously placed …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • sit — sit1 /sit/, v., sat or (Archaic) sate; sat or (Archaic) sitten; sitting. v.i. 1. to rest with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs; be seated. 2. to be located or situated: The house sits well up on the slope …   Universalium

  • pretty — pret|ty1 W3S2 [ˈprıti] adv [+ adjective/adverb] spoken 1.) fairly or more than a little ▪ I m pretty sure he ll say yes. ▪ She still looks pretty miserable. see usage note ↑rather 2.) very ▪ Dinner at Luigi s sounds pretty good to me …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sit — [[t]sɪt[/t]] v. sat, sat, sit•ting 1) to rest with the body supported by the buttocks or thighs; be seated (often fol. by down) 2) to be located or situated: The house sits on a cliff[/ex] 3) to rest or lie (usu. fol. by on or upon): An aura of… …   From formal English to slang

  • pretty —  Fairly. Rather. See sit pretty …   A concise dictionary of English slang

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