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To be in a good, better or pleasant situation - thesaurus


want for nothing

formal to have everything that you need

be the envy of

to have good qualities or advantages that people admire very much and would like to have themselves



to stop being involved in a difficult situation or period of time

have the world at your feet

to have a lot of opportunities to do interesting and exciting things

hold/have all the cards

to be in a good position to beat or defeat someone because you have all the advantages

have your cake and eat it too

to have all the benefits of a situation when, in fact, having one thing means that you cannot have the other

hold/have all the aces

to have a big advantage over other people

be in/out of the firing line

to be/not be in danger

get/be given an easy ride

to experience no problems in a situation that is normally difficult or unpleasant

be in the catbird seat

to be in a situation where you have an advantage

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be laughing

to be in a very good situation, especially as a result of something that has happened

be over the hump

to have dealt with the most difficult part of a problem

be well/conveniently/ideally/strategically etc. placed

to be in a particular place, especially one that is convenient or has other advantages

get/have the best of it

to gain an advantage in a fight, argument, game, etc.



to manipulate someone psychologically so that they begin to question their own perceptions and memories

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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