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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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Step outside the care home and you will walk into the wonderful gardens - the secure garden which is landscaped with trees and beautiful floral displays - and there are benches to allow residents the chance to sit back and enjoy a seat in the sunshine.
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"If we sit back as we did against France last year we will get punished.
Lorraine McClure said she could not sit back and watch militants "tarnish the sacred road" 19-yearold Aaron's body was taken along after it was returned to Britain via RAF Lyneham, Wilts, two years ago.
Summary: Manchester City boss Mark Hughes will guard against complacency by telling his side not to sit back against Aalborg.
Are the Israelis supposed to just sit back and take it?
"I don't sit back and say 'great, he's got four goals in two games'," said McCarthy.
is one of those books that defies conventions at every turn while making you sit back and watch the story unfold with a big fat smile on your face.
We need to get on top off them, smother them and make them play our type of game rather than letting them sit back and soak up the pressure.
Too many companies pour money into advertising, trade shows, e-mail blasts, and newsletters, then sit back and wait for the phone to ring.
We must not sit back and let society dictate our future.
After all, why should a capable person sit back and wait for some higher power to rescue them?