Please, explain the origin and the meaning of the idiom "Fly by the seat of ones pants"
Last edited by rodopa; 25-Apr-2008 at 14:59. Reason: question
Fly by the seat of one's pants
This is quite a detailed explanation. Similar phrases would be 'Winging it' or 'Chancing your arm' and so on which all mean taking a risky approach to something. You might succeed and it feels great when you do, most likely you will fail. Horribly.
Hope this helps.