caught with (one's) pants down

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caught with (one's) pants down

Taken by surprise. Caught in a vulnerable (often embarrassing) position or situation. When the boss started firing questions at me, I was caught with my pants down and looked like a fool. I just hadn't considered all of those potential outcomes yet and didn't know what to say! We seriously underestimated our opponents on Saturday and totally got caught with our pants down.
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He was also caught with his pants down at court as the weight of evidence against him led to a lengthy jail term.
The patient who was unexpectedly caught with his pants down had to endure a lot of pain and even more embarrassment.
A BIBLE bashing politician was caught with his pants down after accidentally sharing his favourite porn with thousands of followers.
A gang member may as well have been caught with his pants down.
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Ever since Prince Harry was caught with his pants down, Las Vegas has become known as a party destination, rather than just home to lots of gamblers.
The sex-mad sports star expressed shame and remorse the last time he was caught with his pants down on screen.
Gingrich plays the moralist and keeps getting caught with his pants down.
25am - having already gone through the relevant airport checks, a sheepish Sky Sports presenter is spotted caught with his pants down - almost literally.
The serial yob was due to appear before Newcastle magistrates yesterday after he was caught with his pants down by police officers in the city's Nelson Street on a busy Friday afternoon.
Lucy Meredith, who is Carden's childhood sweetheart, was further infuriated when she received a text message from him pledging his love for her just three days after he was caught with his pants down with another woman.
A COVENTRY husband accused of not having a TV licence admitted being caught with his pants down.
A BURGLAR caught with his pants down and his genitals smeared with blue ink, is not a pervert, says his wifetobe.
Deayton poked fun at the rich and famous when they were caught with their pants down - but then had to leave the show when people poked fun at him after he was caught with his pants down.
Accepting his Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction this week, The Boss made his first public comment on that time he got caught with his pants down with his future wife.
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