Made In The Shade Meaning
(idiomatic) In a condition characterized by comfort, success, easy living, or general well-being.
Example: 1966, Paul Beck, "Reagan Says He Would Choose â€˜Best Talentâ€™ to Help Run State," Los Angeles Times, 1 Nov., p. 1:
Republicans should not "believe these stories that we're taking it easyâ€”that we've got it made in the shade."
1978, Russell Banks, The New Worldâ€Ž, ISBN 9780252007224, pp. 76-77:
"You got it made now, Parson," Feeney informed him. "You know that? Made in the shade. . . . You lucky bastard,"
2005, Mark Anthony Jarmon, "Righteous Speedboat," in Our Game: An All-Star Collection of Hockey Fictionâ€Ž by Doug Beardsley, ISBN 9781551928234, p. 242:
Courtnall has it made in the shade now, big money, owns restaurants and a spiffy log cabin on a cliff over the crashing ocean.