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phrasal verb [intransitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysit back
he/she/itsits back
present participlesitting back
past tensesat back
past participlesat back
  1. to relax and stop making the effort to do something

    We can’t just sit back and let them win.

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