sit back Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"sit back" in British English

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sit back

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

sit back (COMFORTABLE)

to ​sitcomfortably with ​your back against the back of a ​chair

sit back (WAITING)

informal to ​wait for something to ​happen without making any ​effort to do anything yourself: You can't just ​sit back andwait for ​joboffers to come to you.
(Definition of sit back from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"sit back" in American English

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sit back

phrasal verb with sit  us   /sɪt/ verb
to ​rest in a ​comfortableposition: 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.
(Definition of sit back from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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