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sit under sb

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phrasal verb with sit uk   us   /sɪt/ verb (present participle sitting, past tense and past participle sat)
to receive teaching from someone: He sat under the most influential teacher in his field.
Translations of “sit under sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 受教於(某人),師從(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 受教于(某人),师从(某人)…
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