Jin Young: How was your trip last weekend?
Dori: Not so good. Someone broke into my car and stole my bags!
Jin Young: Oh no! What happened?
Dori: Well, I was driving to my hotel, but somehow I got lost. I was in a bad neighborhood, I didn't know how to get around, and my cell phone had no service so I couldn't use my map!
Jin Young: Wow, it sounds like you would be an easy target for a robber.
Dori: Yeah, and then, my car broke down in the middle of the street! I was a sitting duck. When I got out of the car to try to fix it, the burglar took my bags from my backseat. It was so easy for him!
During the war, the two armies fought each other by firing weapons across an open field. One night, a soldier started sleepwalking toward the middle of the field. When the sun rose, he was a sitting duck, sitting alone with no weapons in the field!
Meaning: Something that is easy to attack; someone unprotected and vulnerable
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