box seat

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Synonyms for box seat

a special seat in a theater or grandstand box

the driver's seat on a coach

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They are very much in the box seat but if we can win it would really put us right in the mix.
England are in the box seat but there are twists and turns to come, says Welsh skipper
Neil Lennon admits Rangers are now in the box seat in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League title race following Celtic's shock 3-2 defeat at Inverness.
Notoriously antigay Republican strategist Claude Allen shared a coveted box seat as a guest of the first lady during President George W.
And of course the Directors' Box seat where you will sit with the rest of football's elite as they congregate to watch a game from the world's best footballing division.
The best way to understand my point is to compare how a professional baseball game looks on a television screen, from a two-dimensional perspective that mostly shows a pitcher versus a batter, and then from the three-dimensional view of a box seat, where you can also see the coaches giving their signs, the fielders positioning themselves and the base runners taking their leads.
Sri Lanka bowled and fielded woefully in St Lucia and with Lara in total control of Muttiah Muralitharan, the hosts look to be in the box seat.
Moores' side were in the box seat to set up a result on the final day.
My first sparring event as a spectator began on an October morning and was like sitting in a box seat to the great performance.
For about half the cost of a box seat, the authors explain, illuminate, and document but do not attempt to console.
The third-floor clubhouse box seat packages include admission to the luxurious Secretariat Lounge, an exclusive, upscale, indoor hospitality area that will feature premium gourmet food, an open bar, televisions, betting kiosks and live music between races.
With Essendon being demoted to ninth, Tuohy's club Carlton is in the box seat for finals action if they defeat Port Adelaide at Football Park in Adelaide on Saturday morning.
Yes, we lost a couple of wickets at the end, which isn't ideal, but with two days to play I think we're in the box seat.
Usk Town, currently in the box seat, missed a golden opportunity to further cement their spot at home to local rivals Goytre losing 4-3.
Kieren Fallon had him in the box seat, tracking his main market rival Natagora in the early stages before unleashing him on the outside to make his challenge.