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English definition of “in the hot seat”

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in the hot seat

in a position where you are responsible for important or difficult things
Translations of “in the hot seat”
in Chinese (Traditional) 處境尷尬,處於困境…
in Chinese (Simplified) 处境尴尬,处于困境…
(Definition of in the hot seat from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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