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sit downTo cause to be seated or in a sitting posture; to furnish a seat to.Rate it:

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please sit downOffering a seat to somebody.Rate it:

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sit downTo assume a sitting position from a standing position.Rate it:

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sit downTo meet formally at a conference table.Rate it:

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sit downTo assume a low or sunken position.Rate it:

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sit tightTo wait patiently.Rate it:

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sit backTo relax, to not exert oneself.Rate it:

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aemulatio dupliciter dicitur, ut et in laude et in vitio hoc nomen sitthe word aemulatio is employed with two meanings, in a good and a bad sense.Rate it:

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constituere, quid et quale sit, de quo disputeturto determine the nature and constitution of the subject under discussion.Rate it:

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iracundiam sic (ita) definiunt, ut ulciscendi libidinem esse dicant or ut u. libido sit or iracundiam sic definiunt, ulc. libidinemanger is defined as a passionate desire for revenge.Rate it:

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ne longum sitnot to be prolix.Rate it:

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ordine narrare, quomodo res gesta sitto detail the whole history of an affair.Rate it:

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quod bonum, faustum, felix, fortunatumque sit! (Div. 1. 45. 102)may heaven's blessing rest on it.Rate it:

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sit aroundTo spend time sitting idle, not doing anything important.Rate it:

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sit backTo recline while still in a seated position, with one's back on the frame of the seat.Rate it:

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sit inform of protestRate it:

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sit inTo attend something for one time, as a visitor.Rate it:

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sit in forTo substitute; to take somebody's place.Rate it:

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sit in onTo attend a private meeting or class without participating.Rate it:

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sit onTo block, suppress, restrain.Rate it:

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sit on itTo wait or hesitate.Rate it:

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sit on one's handsOr situation.Rate it:

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sit on the fenceTo remain neutral on a certain topic, to not have a stance or opinion.Rate it:

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sit outTo decline to participate; particularly, to decline to dance.Rate it:

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sit outTo escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.Rate it:

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sit outTo lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.Rate it:

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sit stillTo accept, tolerate, or acquiesce.Rate it:

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sit stillTo remain motionless.Rate it:

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sit throughTo unwillingly stay seated until the end of an event.Rate it:

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sit upTo assume a sitting position from a position lying down.Rate it:

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sit upTo sit erect.Rate it:

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sit upTo show sudden interest or surprise.Rate it:

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sit upTo bounce, especially to a comfortable height.Rate it:

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sit upTo not go to bed.Rate it:

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a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go downAn otherwise unpleasant situation can be pleasant when a pleasant aspect is deliberately introduced.1999, Eli Yassif, The Hebrew Folktale: History, Genre, Meaning, Indiana University Press, ISBN 0253335833, page 372,One is known as the "sweetening parable," that is to say a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down. Thus, when the aim is to preach to the people, to guide them along the "bitter," arduous path of upholding burdensome precepts and prohibitions, a tale can lighten the load, make the "medicine" easier "to swallow."2001, Maureen Reagan, First Father, First Daughter: A Memoir, Little, Brown, ISBN 0316736368, page 319,It put some fun into the tedious business of preparing for a presidential debate. A spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, right?2004, John Hoover, How to Work for an Idiot: Survive & Thrive... Without Killing Your Boss, Career Press, ISBN 1564147045, page 11,If a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, a barrel of laughs can wash down the big pills you might need to swallow.Rate it:

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breathe down someone's neckTo follow someone too closely, making it uncomfortable for them.Rate it:

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buckle downTo put forth the needed effort; to focus; become serious; apply oneself.Rate it:

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buttoned-downAlternative form of button-down.Rate it:

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cool downTo cause to become less agitated.Rate it:

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down to a fine artHaving or showing exceptional proficiency.Rate it:

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down to the wireAt the very end of a process or project, especially one with a fast-approaching deadline.Rate it:

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gulp downTo eat very quickly without chewing the food properly.Rate it:

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hands downWithout much effort; easily.Rate it:

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hold downTo restrain; to check.Rate it:

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knuckle downTo get to work; to focus on a task.Rate it:

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pin downTo attach or secure with pins.Rate it:

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pipe downTo be quiet; to refrain from being noisy.Rate it:

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play downTo make or attempt to make something seem less important, likely, or obvious.Rate it:

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put down forTo record that someone has offered to help, or contribute something.Rate it:

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shut downTo close, terminate, or end.Rate it:

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