catbird seat


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catbird seat

n.
A position of power or prominence.

cat′bird seat`



n.
Informal. an advantageous situation or position.
[1940–45, Amer.]
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Trying to find a juicy Modi-Modi link is not a priority until all the facts are in because the scam started rolling in 2013 when the UPA government was in the catbird seat.
He said that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa once again was in the catbird seat to get benefited from the Information Services Academy and hoped that other provinces will also follow.
As you know, retailers are in the catbird seat with suppliers these days and it is doubtful that even a $28 billion a year supplier has enough power to change that fact.
China is sitting in the catbird seat and can name its conditions.
After all, the catbird seat is a place of envy, a valued power position.
Source: My Catbird Seat, The Guardian, Times of Israel, Hretz
Other Alchemy projects include the Catbird Seat in Nashville, Bar Seven Five in New York, and Violet Hour in Chicago.
But no matter your choice of paddle or pedal-craft, you'll find yourself in the catbird seat when it comes to sneaking up on your inshore quarry.
At The Catbird Seat in Nashville, Beverage Director Jane Lopez is fluent in Aperol and offers the following three cocktails to highlight its versatility.
No, Carol Shea It Ain't So is not in the catbird seat in the 1st C.
With the 150th anniversary of the War Between The States, Trethewey will carry the legacy of the written South with her to the catbird seat, choosing to work from January to May 2013 in the Poets Room of the Poetry and Literature Center for the first time since Robert Penn Warren.
Administration of pharmacy benefits by the same entity that operates mail-order service puts a pharmacy benefits manager in the catbird seat of having a coordinated electronic record of all prescriptions being taken by any individual patient.