sit (sb) up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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sit (sb) up

phrasal verb with sit uk   us   /sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
to ​move into a ​sittingposition after you have been ​lying down, or to ​help someone ​else to do this: Let me ​sit you up in the ​bed so you'll be more ​comfortable.
(Definition of sit (sb) up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “sit (sb) up”
in Chinese (Simplified) (使)坐起来, (帮某人)坐起来…
in Chinese (Traditional) (使)坐起來, (幫某人)坐起來…
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