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Matt sat on a park bench, eating his lunch.
They were sitting in a café drinking coffee.
I was sitting at my computer when the phone rang.
I usually sit next to Andrew in history class.
My friends and I like to sit together in the cafeteria.
Six of us were sitting around the table talking.
We sat side by side in the back seat.
Sit still (=without moving) while I brush your hair, Lucy.
Are you going to just sit there, or are you going to help me?
I ended up sitting in traffic for over an hour.
They sat in silence, unable to look at each other.
The house sits on top of a hill overlooking the countryside.
The cans looked as though they had been sitting on the shelf for months.
She sits on the boards of several large companies.
Her remarks at dinner didn't sit well with some of the guests.
What right have you to sit in judgment on me?
Just sit tight – I'll be right back.
We've decided to sit tight and not sell the house yet.
With two platinum records, the group is sitting pretty right now.
This is the American English definition of sit. View British English definition of sit.
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