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English definition of “sit on your hands”

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sit on your hands

to do nothing, especially when you should be doing something: The President sat on his hands for three years and blamed Congress.
Translations of “sit on your hands”
in Chinese (Traditional) 置之不理, 無所事事…
in Chinese (Simplified) 置之不理, 无所事事…
(Definition of sit on your hands from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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