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sitting tight

phrase
present participle of sit tight

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1 to remain in place in readiness or expectation of something
  • Sit tight and I'll be back in a minute.

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2 to remain out of sight
  • He told his partner to sit tight while he went to get backup.

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sitting on

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situate

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“Sitting tight.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sitting%20tight. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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