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Shotgun

Meaning/Usage: To claim the front seat in a car.

Explanation: Instead of people fighting over who will sit in the front seat, people would decide who gets the front seat by whoever shouts out "shotgun" first.

"Why does he always get to ride shotgun?"
"If we go to the store with mom I call shotgun."
"I am heading out to the party. Do you want to ride shotgun?"

A.  "Hey James, mom said she would give us a ride home?"
B.  "I call shotgun!"
A.  "That's not fair you always sit in the front seat."
B.  "You just need to say it before me next time."

Other Common Sentences

"I will sit in the front passenger seat."
"I get to sit in the front seat next to the driver."


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