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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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47pm smack in the middle of Coronation Street is the most likely time a family now sits down to an evening meal.
When you sit down, a (server) sits down and explains the menu.
Most of northern Britain sits down to tea while Londoners would prefer to use an alternative term for their main meal of the day.