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Sit

To hold court or perform an act that is judicial in nature; to hold a session, such as of a court, Grand Jury, or legislative body.

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RELIEF Derby boss Clough SITTING TARGET Savage's Football Focus stunt PRIDE LARK McEveley (centre) after his late winner booked Derby's place in the fifth round
After bouncing out of the stalls, Robinson took up the running, but appeared a sitting target for Jamie Spencer and the favourite with two furlongs left.
Its easy for any of us to criticise an official, often a cheap shot at a sitting target, and never forget all football fans are bound to be biased.
This leaves another Tory chump Oliver Letwin (55, going on 75) still a sitting target for rotten fruit.
I didn't think I could trust anybody and it made me a bit of a sitting target.
TUG OF WAR Wayne Buchannon gets shirty with Cliftonville's Rory Hamil; TOP MAN Phil Matthews (Distillery) There was no getting past him; NO CANN DO Distillery's Ryan McCann gets to grips with Ryan Catney; SITTING TARGET Gary Muir is up-ended by Cliftonville's Catney
The pub was ruined by a suspected arson in August and has been a sitting target for vandals ever since its closure.
People who have become rich by living in the place they bought 30 years ago while a lucky, if you like skilful, Chancellor presides over a historic fall in interest rates - vastly inflating the borrowing power of home-buyers - are a sitting target for the taxman.
Uninhabited, it was a sitting target for vandals who smashed the stained glass windows and heavy wooden front door and wrote graffiti all over the walls.
No one knew the identity of the guilty rambler, but the wretched farmer was a sitting target and so got both barrels.
Lesley added: ``Kris was a sitting target and perhaps that made him more attractive than if he had nothing.
Mrs Hyde added: "Unfortunately you are like a sitting target when you're disabled, but I am glad he picked on me and not an old- age pensioner.