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  • v  be seated
  • v  be around, often idly or without specific purpose
  • v  take a seat
  • v  be in session
    When does the court of law sit?
  • v  assume a posture as for artistic purposes
  • v  sit and travel on the back of animal, usually while controlling its motions
  • v  be located or situated somewhere
    The White House sits on Pennsylvania Avenue
  • v  work or act as a baby-sitter; I have too much homework to do"
    I cannot baby-sit tonight
  • v  show to a seat; assign a seat for
  • v  serve in a specific professional capacity

  • You pay online, show up at someone's house and sit next to strangers while an off-duty chef prepares a fixed menu of whatever surreal creations he or she has always wanted to try .
  • Leading Democrats wanted rivals to sit together for the sake of party unity.
  • At a round table sit five men--sturdy, with slick hair and crumpled suits--having a good rude time as two other men in velour sweatsuits, drivers or bodyguards probably, sit at a .
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  • Barack Obama in Politico
    This isn't about me,Obama said. "This debate is about the letters I read when I sit in the Oval Office every day, and the stories I hear at town hall meetings.This debate is not a game for these Americans, and they cannot afford to wait...
  • Steve Jobs in BBC News
    In a statement at the time, Apple's chief executive Steve Jobs said: "We can sit by and watch competitors steal our patented inventions, or we can do something about it. We think competition is healthy, but competitors should create their own...
  • Prince Harry in
    In a recent interview, Harry said: "The last thing I said was there's no way I'm going to put myself through Sandhurst and then sit on my arse back home while my boys are out fighting for their country. That may sound very patriotic, but it's true."

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