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English definition of “sit back”

sit back

(WAITING) informal phrasal verb with sit     /sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
to wait for something to happen without making any effort to do anything yourself: You can't just sit back and wait for job offers to come to you.WaitingStaying and remaining
(Definition of sit back (WAITING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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