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In a good, better or pleasant situation - thesaurus




informal in a good situation, or very lucky



having benefits or advantages that other people do not have



able or allowed to do things that other people have no opportunity to do

be well/ideally positioned

to be in a good situation to be able to do something

land/fall on your feet

to be lucky and get into a good situation after being in a difficult one



without responsibilities or problems

ahead of the game

in a situation that is likely to lead to success as the result of good planning, advice, luck etc

have a (good) run for your money

to have a long period of time when you are successful or happy

be sitting pretty

to be in a good situation, especially when other people are not

better off


in a better situation

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be well/ideally/uniquely etc placed to do something

to be in a particular situation that gives you an advantage or opportunity

have (got) it made

to be in a very good situation

have (got) someone (right/just/exactly) where you want them

to be in a situation in which you can do what you want to someone or defeat them easily

I’m all right, Jack

used for saying that your situation is good and you do not care that other people’s is not

in clover

enjoying a pleasant comfortable life, usually because you have a lot of money

in the bosom of something

with people who love you and will look after you

live off the fat of the land

to have a comfortable and enjoyable life without doing any work

sitting pretty

in a very good position



a lifestyle focussing on simple pleasures such as comfort and cosiness in the home, and spending time with friends and family

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a form of location that involves the underwater detonation of a bomb which causes sound waves that are picked up by ships

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