sat back; sitting back; sits back
Definition of sit back
1 : to get into a comfortable and relaxed position in a chair, seat, etc. Sit back and enjoy the ride.
2 : 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?
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