sit by

Definition of sit by

:to make no effort to stop something bad or unpleasant from happening
  • I won't sit idly by while he ruins his life!

Word by Word Definitions

sit play
  1. : to rest on the buttocks or haunches

  2. : perch, roost

  3. : to occupy a place as a member of an official body

  1. : the manner in which a garment fits

  2. : an act or period of sitting


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