scoring position, in
About to succeed, as in The publisher is in scoring position with that instant book about the trial. This term comes from sports, where it signifies being in a spot where scoring is likely. In baseball it refers to a situation in which a runner is on second or third base. The figurative use of the term dates from the second half of the 1900s.
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Satirists occupy a perilous position—to skewer dogma and cant, and to antagonize the establishment while needing its protection.
Plenty of conservative commentators have said he should step down from his leadership position.
You have to acknowledge your age and position in life, for me quite a lot of those emotionally fueled songs were hormone songs.
This is a guy who has his son-in-law clean his eyeglasses, for crying out loud.
Her travel clique has been known to arrive at an airport, bags packed, passport-in-hand, within hours of spotting a deal.‘We Out Here’: Inside the New Black Travel Movement|Charlise Ferguson|January 4, 2015|DAILY BEAST
In this position, the line of cavalry formed the chord of the arc described by the river, and occupied by us.
Polavieja, as everybody knew, was the chosen executive of the friars, whose only care was to secure their own position.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
Cousin George's position is such a happy one, that conversation is to him a thing superfluous.Physiology of The Opera|John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
It is only necessary to have a zinc, or a galvanized tray on which to stand the glass in an inverted position.
The case may be kept in a light position, and when once under way it will rarely need any additional water.