Idiom: In the hot seat
Meaning: If someone's in the hot seat, they are the target for a lot of unwelcome criticism and examination.Country: International English | Subject Area: General | Usage Type: Both or All Words Used
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- Ringside seat
- Fly by the seat of one's pants
- By the seat of your pants
- In the driver's seat
- In the catbird seat
- Take a back seat
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