Meaning of “sit back” in the English Dictionary

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"sit back" in British English

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sit back

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

(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 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.

(Definition of “sit back” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)