a seat at the rear.
Idioms about backseat
take a backseat, to occupy a secondary or inferior position: Her writing has taken a backseat because of other demands on her time.
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How to use backseat in a sentence
There, he allegedly pulled her into the back seat of his black Pontiac.
On my way back to the train station, in the back seat of a Mulsanne, I asked the driver how he likes driving a Bentley.
A third girl, 18-year-old Natasha Weigel, lay face-up across the back seat, also breathing, but also unresponsive.The Cops Who Found Out the Truth About GM's Deadly Cars—in 2006 | Michael Daly | July 17, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“Your Daddy has to go,” the cleaning woman said from the back seat.
My brothers and sisters in the back seat formed an a cappella choir chanting an enraged “Eileen!”‘Tracing the Blue Light’: Read Chapter 1 of Eileen Cronin’s ‘Mermaid’ | Eileen Cronin | April 8, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
He was twisted around in the front seat, looking over the heads of Squid Murphy and the two other gunsels in the back seat.
He told the boys in the back seat to get their guns out, just in case they had to shoot it out.
Jaffery sitting with Liosha on the back seat of the victoria saw it too and we exchanged glances.Jaffery | William J. Locke
Mrs. Crozier asked with sharp anxiety, as the two-seated "rig" started away with the ladies in the back seat.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete | Gilbert Parker
In connection with his drives—in britzka and in coach—he does not forget to mention that he is always honoured with a back-seat.Frederick Chopin as a Man and Musician | Frederick Niecks
British Dictionary definitions for back seat
a seat at the back, esp of a vehicle
informal a subordinate or inconspicuous position (esp in the phrase take a back seat)
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