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To sit or lie down

bed down

to lie down, or to put someone else into a bed or another place to sleep

collapse

verb

to let your body fall onto a chair, bed etc because you are very tired

cuddle up

to sit or lie with your body against someone else’s because you want to feel warm, protected, or loved

curl up

to sit in a comfortable position, with your legs bent and your feet up off the floor

curl up

to lie with your back curved and your legs and arms close to your chest

down

adjective, adverb, preposition

moving your body into a sitting, bending, or lying position

down

adjective, adverb, preposition

remaining in a sitting, lying, or bending position

fall

verb

to let yourself drop onto a bed, chair etc because you are tired

flop

verb

to sit or lie down in a heavy way by relaxing your muscles and letting your body fall

hunker down

to sit close to the ground on your heels with your knees bent up in front of you

lay

verb

a way of saying ‘lie’, meaning to have your body in a flat position, that many people think is incorrect

lay down

a way of saying ‘lie down’ that many people think is incorrect

lie

verb

to be in a position in which your body is flat on a surface such as the floor or a bed

lie back

to move from a sitting position into a position in which you are lying flat on a surface

loll

verb

to sit, stand, or lie in a relaxed position

lounge

verb

to lie, sit, or lean in a relaxed or lazy way

perch

verb

if you perch on something, or if you are perched on it, you sit on something that is narrow or small, and usually high, especially for a short time

plonk down

to sit or lie down on something in a careless or noisy way

plop down

to sit down carelessly but gently

plump

verb

to sit or lie down carelessly but gently on something

pose

verb

to sit or stand somewhere so that someone can take a photograph of you or paint a picture of you

recline

verb

to lie or lean in a comfortable position with your back supported by something

seat

verb

to put someone or yourself in a seat somewhere

sink

verb

to fall, sit, or lie down

sit

verb

to be in a position in which the lower part of your body rests on a seat or on the ground, while the upper part of your body is upright

sit

verb

to lower your body into a sitting position

sit

verb

to put someone into a sitting position

sit yourself down

to make yourself comfortable in a chair

sit up

to sit straight and not bend or lean

sprawl

verb

to sit or lie with your arms and legs stretched out in different directions in a relaxed or careless way

stretch out

to lie down, usually in order to relax or to sleep

veg

verb

to sit and relax

cross your legs

to sit with one leg placed over the other at the knee

park yourself

to sit or stand somewhere

put your feet up

to sit down and relax, especially with your feet raised off the ground

take a seat

to sit down

take the weight off your feet

to sit down and rest

take your seat

to sit down, especially in a place that has been kept for you

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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