Definition of “sit tight” - English Dictionary

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“sit tight” in British English

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sit tight

to stay where you are:

You'd better sit tight and I'll call the doctor.

mainly UK to refuse to change your mind:

My parents tried to persuade me not to go alone, but I sat tight.

(Definition of “sit tight” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“sit tight” in American English

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sit tight

to wait patiently and take no action:

You sit tight, and I’ll go get help.

(Definition of “sit tight” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)