(noun, slang) – the front passenger seat of a car; most passengers prefer the front seat of a car and will yell out “SHOTGUN” to claim the front passenger seat.

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Example #1:
Teacher: Today we are going to drive on California Highway 1. We are going to see beautiful views of the ocean and beaches.
Student #1: SHOTGUN!!!
Student #2: No! You sat in the front seat yesterday!

Example #2:
Mother: Okay kids, let’s drive to the grocery store to buy dinner.
Daughter: No! You had shotgun yesterday. I want shotgun today.

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When you travel with Language on Vacation, every student will receive a opportunity to ride shotgun.