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English definition of “sit around”

sit around

(UK also sit about) informal phrasal verb with sit     /sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
to spend time sitting down and doing very little: We sat around most of the evening, waiting for Jake and drinking beer.Passive and not working
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