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In a sitting position

upright

adverb

sitting or standing with a straight back

perch

noun

a narrow or small, and usually high, place where someone sits, especially for a short time

be seated

to be sitting down

remain/stay seated

to stay sitting down

take a pew

used for telling someone in a friendly way to sit down with you

huddled

adjective

sitting with your arms and legs close to your body because you feel sick, cold, or very upset

cross-legged

adjective, adverb

in a sitting position, usually on the floor, with your knees bent and with the lower legs crossing each other

bolt upright

with your back very straight

be slumped in/over etc something

to be sitting still in a position that is not upright

sandwich generation

a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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dish

to gossip or share personal information with someone …

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