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English definition of “sit (around) on your backside”

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sit (around) on your backside

slang disapproving
to do nothing: I do all the work, while all you do is sit around on your backside all day.
Translations of “sit (around) on your backside”
in Chinese (Traditional) 無所事事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 无所事事…
(Definition of sit (around) on your backside from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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