sit back

phrasal verb

sat back; sitting back; sits back
: to get into a comfortable and relaxed position in a chair, seat, etc.
Sit back and enjoy the ride.
: to make no effort to do something
He sat back and watched us do all the work.
How can you just sit back and let him insult you like that?

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web So sit back, relax, and get ready to discover the best smelling laundry detergents that will leave your clothes smelling delightful all year round. Amber Smith, Discover Magazine, 22 Apr. 2023

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“Sit back.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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