domingo, 5 de fevereiro de 2012
Slang: Sitting duck
Definition: An easy target; someone or something who is defenseless, vulnerable, or in a precarious situation.
1) The sweet old lady was a sitting duck for the aggressive salesman.
2) Out in the open field, the soldiers were sitting ducks for enemy snipers.
Etymology: This phrase was first used by soldiers in World War Two.
Synonyms: dead meat