sit on sb Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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sit on sb

phrasal verb with sit uk   us   /sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
to ​force someone to be ​silent or not to do something: The ​boss is going to ​sit on him to make ​sure he says nothing.
(Definition of sit on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sit on sb”
in Chinese (Simplified) 管制(某人),压制(某人)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 管制(某人),壓制(某人)…
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