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sitting or standing with a straight back
a narrow or small, and usually high, place where someone sits, especially for a short time
to be sitting down
to stay sitting down
used for telling someone in a friendly way to sit down with you
sitting with your arms and legs close to your body because you feel sick, cold, or very upset
in a sitting position, usually on the floor, with your knees bent and with the lower legs crossing each other
with your back very straight
to be sitting still in a position that is not upright
the action of deliberately dropping your microphone at the end of a speech or performance to show you think it was so good that nothing better could follow it
a reddish-brown substance made from the leaves of a bush and used for colouring hair or skin
moving with rhythm, together as one
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