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hot seat

n. the electric chair. (see also in the hot seat.) The hot seat is just waiting for you, Lefty.
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The Interop Startup Hot Seat features companies who are changing the face of the IT industry and LaunchKey is one of four startups chosen to present.
The latest Hot Seat session addressed and solved how to handle real-life renter problems and awkward tenant conversations that Landlords struggle:
The joy of having Ranbir Kapoor and his Mother Neetu Singh on the Hot Seat .
Stubbs, an Everton fan and reserve team manager, would also like the boss's hot seat and is a serious contender too - with boardroom allies.
He said he had been sharing his experience at the game show with the aspirants as well as methods of preparations to ensure more people qualify for the hot seat and win money.
Each week, 1-5 students were randomly selected to be Hot Seat participants.
BRIGHT: William Wilson, four, shone in the hot seat on Tarrant's TV show for Watch
And now the company has sold the worldwide distribution rights of its new daily game show Hot Seat to major Los Angeles media company Debmar-Mercury - with a view to making 200 episodes a year in America.
Alison Noonan (left), of Dillotford Avenue, Cheylesmore, will be shown doing her best to keep cool in the hot seat while playing for a life-changing sum up to pounds 1 million.
As well as the fans chanting his name, big-name pundits, including former boss Sir Bobby Robson, and the man who was in the frame for the job, Harry Redknapp, have touted Shearer as the perfect man for the Toon hot seat.
Bratton has agreed to put himself on the hot seat and be the subject of next year's political roast put on by the American Diabetes Association.
BIRMINGHAM pupils endured their first taste of the hot seat at a job interview - courtesy of coffee giants Starbucks.
Elizabeth Holtzman, the former member of Congress and New York City comptroller, made the same gestures toward nonpartisan concern for the Constitution in her 4,000-word impeachment brief in The Nation in January, but there's no way to know how she would have voted when her own party was on the hot seat.
Look for Al Gore, Melissa Etheridge, and Ann Coulter to take the (not too) hot seat in upcoming episodes.
I know that Neale Cooper has done most of the spadework, but if Pool make it, then surely Martin Scott will deserve the hot seat on a permanent basis.