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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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Sitting tight at the last, when his partner failed to get high enough, Durack was rewarded with a deserved success.
PATIENT Roger Ashby is sitting tight before further strengthening his Nuneaton Borough squad for their Nationwide North debut this season.
However, I'm pleased to hear Servis Air and many of the other companies at Cardiff International Airport are sitting tight and believe that by Easter of next year we will see conditions return to more or less the preSeptember 11 levels of business.