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sit on sb

informal
verb uk phrasal verb with sit   /sɪt/ ( present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat) us  
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.
Translations of “sit on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 管制(某人),壓制(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 管制(某人),压制(某人)…
(Definition of sit on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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