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    can you help me

    He prepared well in advance for final exams, so when the time came and we were all studying so hard, he was sitting pretty.
    Here , what is the meaning of the phrase sitting pretty? Thank you

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    Re: can you help me

    sitting pretty

    In an advantageous position; also, financially well off. For example, The terms of the will left Mary sitting pretty. Although the use of pretty in the sense of “advantageous” is much older, this colloquialism dates only from the early 1900s.


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    Re: can you help me

    thank you


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