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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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So both sides sat tight in the dressing room, waiting for the other to emerge, as kick-off approached.
Fortunately Garrett Cotter sat tight and his mount just held on.
They sat tight as the MP and I ran up and down till we found two seats where the pensioners could sit, although not together.