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English definition of “be sitting pretty”

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be sitting pretty

to be in a good situation, usually because you have a lot of money: They bought their house while prices were low, so now they're sitting pretty.
Translations of “be sitting pretty”
in Chinese (Traditional) (通常因爲有很多錢而)處境好,生活優裕…
in Chinese (Simplified) (通常因为有很多钱而)处境好,生活优裕…
(Definition of be sitting pretty from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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