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Turkish translation of “sit”

sit

verb
 
 
/sɪt/ (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
BODY POSITION [I] A1 to be in a position with the weight of your body on your bottom and the top part of your body up, for example, on a chair
oturmak
Emma was sitting on a stool. The children sat at the table by the window. We sat by the river and had a picnic.Sitting and standing
MOVE BODY [I] ( also sit down) A2 to move your body into a sitting position after you have been standing
oturmak
She came over and sat beside him. She sat down on the grass. Sitting and standing
sit sb down/at/in, etc to make someone sit somewhere
oturtmak, oturmasını sağlamak
She sat me down and told me the bad news. I thought we'd sit the children at the end of the table.Sitting and standing
STAY [I] to stay in one place for a long time and not be used
kalmak, beklemek, uzun süre orada olmak
He hardly ever drives the car. It just sits in the garage.Staying and remainingWaiting
MEETING [I] If a court, parliament, etc sits, it has a meeting to do its work.
toplanmak, oturum yapmak, toplantı/oturum hâlinde olmak
The board will be sitting next week.Court cases, orders and decisionsOfficial meetingsMeeting people
TEST/EXAM [T] UK to take a test or exam
sınava girmek
The changes will affect many students sitting their exams this summer. → See also sit on the fenceExams, tests and exercises
(Definition of sit from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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