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Meaning of “fly by the seat of your pants” in the English Dictionary

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fly by the seat of your pants

to do something ​difficult without the ​necessaryskill or ​experience: I had no ​idea how to do it – I was just ​flying by the ​seat of my ​pants.
(Definition of fly by the seat of your pants from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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