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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
"We have to play Ashfield, who could still grab the title themselves if they win their next four games, so we will sit tight and see how they get on.
The fact is a lot of players these days would rather sit tight and pick up their money than go elsewhere and play.
But since it's possible further changes are on their way, the best advice is to sit tight. Your wills can be changed retrospectively.
PASSENGERS TOLD TO SIT TIGHT PASSENGERS affected by the BA cabin crew strikes should "sit tight" for the next 24 hours, a travel group said.
When prices gyrate wildly, they tend to sit tight. They courageously exploited market weakness in the summer, but have been reluctant to commit more capital to equities through the autumn."
You just have to sit tight and wait and see what hand your dealt."
The forecast suggests we could get another 4-6mm of rain, so we'll just have to sit tight. The forecast for Saturday and Sunday is pleasant."
Given the uncertainty of the times, many retailers are choosing to sit tight.
Danny Cox, pensions development manager at Bristol-based independent financial adviser Hargreaves Landsdown, said people with endowment policies should sit tight as they could be subject to a market value adjustment, which knocks a certain percentage off the value of their investment if it is redeemed early, if they tried to take their money away.
Ledley is ready to sit tight and leave next summer as a free agent.