English definition of “sit sth out”
sit sth out — Phrasal Verb with sit
/sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
NOT DO › to not do an activity such as a game or dance because you are tired or have an injury: I think I'll sit out the next dance.
WAIT › to wait for something unpleasant to finish before you do anything: The government is prepared to sit out the strike rather than agree to union demands.