keep chair

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keep one's chair

 and keep one's seat
Fig. to stay seated; to remain in one's chair or place. That's all right. Keep your chair. I'll find my own way out. Please keep your seats until after the question-and-answer period.
See also: chair, keep
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Carter Fights to Keep Seat in HD-102 Runoff: "Stefani Carter might have had an easy time seeking re-election to the House.
The important companies mainly include those holdings that secure influence on strategic and development decisions, keep seat in Slovenia, or secure productive jobs.
It is also likely that the carrier will eventually switch its Gatwick and Manchester flights to A380s as well to keep seat availability up and pressurise its rivals, Ahmad added.
The union cautions travellers to listen to the flight attendants, and pay attention to all crew instructions as well as the safety briefing, and to keep seat belts fastened during the entire flight -- even if the seat belt sign is off.
The Federal Aviation Administration wants airline passengers to stay in their seats and keep seat belts fastened throughout the flight.
A post-takeoff advice from the crew to keep seat belts fastened was not given in Japanese even though most of the passengers were Japanese, resulting in more extensive damage than would have been otherwise, the NTSB said in a recent report.
We think it's time for the airlines to do more than urge passengers to keep seat belts fastened at ALL times, even when there is no obvious turbulence at hand.
All in all, the third arrival to the Leon family is likely to make quite an impact and help keep Seat on course to another record sales year.
BSM's top tips for loading the holiday gear and driving a packed car are: load low to reduce rollover crashes; securely fit roof racks or boxes and keep them light; keep seat belts clear; store items in the car to prevent them moving about; increase tyre pressures with loading; remember that acceleration, steering and braking are adversely affected by heavy loads.
SF's Martin Ferris was in trouble recently over a drink driving charge but should keep seat.
We would keep seats on the UN Security Council and Nato if we left, as well our roles with economically influential bodies such as the G8, G20, and OECD.
A senior party source said: "Such a role needs a heavyweight politician, especially at a time when Labour is going to be under pressure and fighting to keep seats that could be lost.
The Lib Dems are fighting to keep seats in Castle, Dene, East Gosforth, North Jesmond, Parklands and West Gosforth.
The Lib Dems are fighting election battles to keep seats in Cardiff Central and Ceredigion, although activists are also hoping to gain Montgomeryshire.
He said Ryanair would keep seats filled by lowering fares an average 9 percent in the current quarter and potentially more in the first quarter of 2014.