SIT in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of SIT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
sit
 v.  be located or situated somewhere
 v.  be in a position in which the lower part of the body is resting on a seat
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  You hate hard work, and you'll marry some rich man, and come home to sit in the lap of luxury all your days, said Jo.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY
2  Dearest People, Here I really sit at a front window of the Bath Hotel, Piccadilly.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-ONE
3  Some good angel inspired me to try gymnastics, and I kept it up till they were glad to sit down and keep still.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-THREE
4  You're a blighted being, and decidedly cross today because you can't sit in the lap of luxury all the time.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FOUR
5  Now, my dear boy, just sit quietly down and hear my plan.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER THIRTY-FIVE
6  Rich people have no right to sit down and enjoy themselves, or let their money accumulate for others to waste.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER FORTY-FOUR
7  No, take this armchair; I will sit here in the rocking-chair.
A Doll's House By Henrik Ibsen
Get Context   In ACT I
8  They told the others to leave off playing, and to come and sit down along with themselves.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK IV
9  They made Ulysses sit down in the shelter as Nausicaa had told them, and brought him a shirt and cloak.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK VI
10  On this the swineherd led the way into the hut and bade him sit down.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XIV
11  He went on board and sat in the stern, bidding Theoclymenus sit beside him; then the men let go the hawsers.
The Odyssey By Homer
Get Context   In BOOK XV
12  He sat down, and made me sit beside him.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIX
13  Not liking to sit in the cold and darkness, I thought I would lie down on my bed, dressed as I was.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
14  Tea ready, I was going to approach the table; but she desired me to sit still, quite in her old peremptory tones.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
15  Eliza would sit half the day sewing, reading, or writing, and scarcely utter a word either to me or her sister.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence: (146 in 10 pages)
16  I think I'm going to flake out; I'd better sit down.
17  On a cold evening it is pleasant to sit by the fire.
18  I was allowed to sit in on an executive meeting.
19  The students sit in a circle on the floor.
20  There weren't enough chairs so I had to sit on the floor.
21  Come and sit here beside me.
22  They had to sit in the waiting room for an hour.
23  He smiled at me and then asked me if he could sit near me.
24  These protests have really made the government sit up and take notice.
25  This news made us all sit up and take notice.
26  The office was full of computers, and we had to sit back-to-back in long rows.
27  Whether we like a particular piece of news or not, all we have to do is sit in front of the tube and 'let it happen'.
28  Don't chase about any more and sit down quickly.
29  Come and sit on my lap and I'll read you a story.
30  The patient tried to sit up but fell back weakly onto his pillows.