sit back

phrasal verb
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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“Sit back.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sit%20back. Accessed 18 Jan. 2021.

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