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sit around

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phrasal verb [intransitive/transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theysit around
he/she/itsits around
present participlesitting around
past tensesat around
past participlesat around
  1. sit around something to spend time doing nothing

    Are we going to sit around all night, or shall we go out?

    Since Dad lost his job he just sits around the house all day.

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