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sit down

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

to move your body so that the lower part of it is resting on a seat or on the ground:

I sat down on the sofa next to Barbara.

Más ejemplos

  • Do sit down and make yourself comfortable.
  • That'll do, Timothy! Please just sit down and keep quiet.
  • I must sit down, my feet are killing me!
  • He motioned me to sit down.
  • He nudged the cat off the sofa so that he could sit down.

sit-downadjective [ before noun ]

uk /ˈsɪt.daʊn/ us /ˈsɪt.daʊn/

sit-downnoun [ S ]

uk /ˌsɪtˈdaʊn/ us /ˌsɪtˈdaʊn/

sit-down noun [ S ] (TALK)

US an occasion when you sit down and talk seriously with someone:

Have a sit-down with her and tell her what the problem is.

(Definición de sit down del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

sit down en inglés americano

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sit down

phrasal verb with sit us /sɪt/ verb

to move from a standing position to a sitting position:

They sat down on a park bench.
She slipped on the ice and sat down with a thump.

(Definición de sit down del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

sit-down en inglés de negocios

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sit-downnoun [ C ]

uk us also sit-down strike, sit-down protest HR, WORKPLACE, MANAGEMENT

a strike in which employees refuse to work or to leave their office, factory, etc. until employers agree to discuss their demands:

The six-day sit-down was a response by auto workers to the proposed closure of the plant.
hold/stage a sit-down

(Definición de sit-down del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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