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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)







"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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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