back seat

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Englisch - Englisch
A powerless position
Any of the seats in the rear of an automobile
rear seat (in a car, airplane, etc.); (figurative) insignificant position, position of secondary importance
back seat driver
passenger who criticizes and gives too much advice on how to drive properly
back seats
plural form of back seat
back-seat driver
A person sitting in the back-seat of a car issuing (unsolicited and usually unwanted) instructions to the driver
back-seat driver
An opinionated person who offers (unsolicited and often unwanted) advice on the best way to handle a situation
backseat
Alternative spelling of back seat
take a back seat
To be second to someone or something; to be less important or have a lower priority

But as with most kids, politics took a backseat to daily life. — My Life by Bill Clinton.

back-seat driver
disapproval If you refer to a passenger in a car as a back-seat driver, they annoy you because they constantly give you advice
back-seat driver
disapproval If you refer to someone, especially a politician, as a back-seat driver, you disapprove of them because they try to influence a situation that does not concern them. They accused the former prime minister of being a backseat driver
backseat
a seat at the rear (especially the backseat of an automobile) a secondary or inferior position or status; "tennis has had to take a backseat while his work is so demanding
backseat
a seat at the rear (especially the backseat of an automobile)
backseat
a secondary or inferior position or status; "tennis has had to take a backseat while his work is so demanding"
take a back seat
abstain from being in a chief position, permit oneself to be a secondary factor
back seat

    Türkische aussprache

    bäk sit

    Aussprache

    /ˈbak ˈsēt/ /ˈbæk ˈsiːt/

    Etymologie

    [ 'bak ] (noun.) before 12th century. From back + seat.

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