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sit

(sĭt)
v. sat (săt), sitting, sits
v.intr.
1. To rest with the torso vertical and the body supported on the buttocks.
2.
a. To rest with the hindquarters lowered onto a supporting surface. Used of animals.
b. To perch. Used of birds.
3. To cover eggs for hatching; brood.
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Reports today claimed Souness has now met with his mystery business partner and has decided not to up his bid, and that he will sit tight as he doesn't necessarily believe there are more lucrative offers on the table.
Mohammed al-Sahlawi and Irish co-driver Allan Harryman sit tight and wait for help to arrive
But since it's possible further changes are on their way, the best advice is to sit tight.
I'll have to sit tight, keep playing well and wait and see.
However, Laura is a hot favourite to be sent packing on Friday so Chanelle would be advised to sit tight, although this is not a cut and-dried eviction by any means.
You just have to sit tight and wait and see what hand your dealt.
Lee Grandin, of Landlord Mortgages, warned: "With so many new schemes marketed heavily at investors, some with rental guarantees, there will be some losers unless investors can sit tight for ten years.
Given the uncertainty of the times, many retailers are choosing to sit tight.
Ledley is ready to sit tight and leave next summer as a free agent.
Most people in the UK have been content to sit tight for the European release, hoping that Apple will release an enhanced 3G version.
We matched strides with Mill House, just behind leader Foinavon, and I again had to sit tight when he made a mistake at the last on the first circuit.