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be sitting pretty

To be in an ideal living situation (typically because one is financially comfortable), or or in an advantageous position. With all the money you inherited from Aunt Myrtle, you'll be sitting pretty for the rest of your life. I'll be sitting pretty for the rest of the semester if I'm able to ace this test.
See also: pretty, sitting

be sitting pretty

to be in a good situation, usually because you have a lot of money They bought their house when prices were much lower so they're sitting pretty.
See be in the catbird seat, at one sitting, be on tail
See also: pretty, sitting