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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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Each guest sat down to personalised place-setting that had been tailor-made for their 'V side' (Vogue Eyewear's cool campaign about exploring the unseen sides of your personality) - so if someone was a travel lover and cat lover, their table included a composite with props like a cat toy and a world-map paper plane.
When three organizers for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW or Wobblies) were fired, 3,000 of their fellow workers sat down and stopped production.
However, I could point out that a lot of terrible things in life might have been avoided had people simply sat down and stopped doing whatever it was they were doing when this terrible thing happened.
I've only sat down on the seats once and found it extremely difficult to get back up again.
JAMES The Night Before (Mercury) D'YOU know, it's 19 years since I sat down along with the rest of my year at the school disco.
Even though you have seated tickets, it doesn't mean you have to stay sat down.
Curiously, several more passengers then boarded and sat down in the near vicinity.
I think it's because, for the first time, someone sat down and listened to either one - the bully or the target.
She continues to talk about how a literacy block did not go well and she and her student teacher sat down and talked about what and how they could improve it for tomorrow.
Tupac walked into the hotel suite's bedroom where LaChapelle was in bed with his boyfriend, sat down next to the bed, and, totally unfazed by what he saw, proceeded to discuss the day's plans.