sit

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  • Committee members serve for three years and are selected by the sitting committee. ...
  • I never in all my life saw them sit down and read a book. ...
  • Half of the chair in which he had been sitting was also destroyed. ...
  • The black man sitting next to her gave up his seat. ...
  • Only after it appears, the family members sit down to a dinner table. ...
  • The conditions for a joint sitting of the parliament had now been met. ...
  • In most cases the object was sitting either on the highway or close to it. ...
  • He sat still for hours at a time and needed assistance in order to walk. ...
  • You and your father must sit there late into the night. ...
  • The buildings that once employed many hard-working people now mostly sit empty. ...
  • The land on which the County buildings sat was not included as part of the village. ...
  • So all the press sat there and we were each handed a child to carry. ...
  • It was the only time a sitting president had visited the town. ...
  • When they looked down into the entrance they saw an old woman sitting before a small fire. ...
  • These types of games are sometimes referred to as sit-down games. ...
  • She also sat in on poetry classes and wrote music to go with her student films. ...
  • The opposition to revolution sat on the right-hand side of the Assembly. ...
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Meaning of sit

  • verb Be seated
  • verb Be around, often idly or without specific purpose
    The object sat in the corner, We sat around chatting for another hour
  • verb Be in session
    When does the court of law sit?
  • verb Be located or situated somewhere
    The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue
  • verb Serve in a specific professional capacity
    the priest sat for confession, she sat on the jury