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sit back

phrasal verb with sit uk   /sɪt/  us   /sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
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sit back

phrasal verb with sit  us   /sɪt/ verb
to rest in a comfortable position: Sit back, relax, and enjoy the flight.
To sit back is also to take no action: You can’t just sit back and let them close the library.
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