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in the box seat

Definition of in the box seat in English:

Australian /NZ informal In an advantageous position.
Example sentences
  • Still, you can't argue about landing in the box seat.
  • The big win puts the Australians in the box seat to finish second in their pool after Argentina downed Tunisia 2-0.
  • Now that the Australian public service has, rather gingerly, begun recruiting again, Gen Xers are in the box seat.
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