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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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Simple, powerful, poignant, the sign of the cross is a mnemonic device like the Mass, in which we sit down to table with each other and remember the Last Supper, or a Baptism, where we remember John the Baptist's brawny arm pouring some of the Jordan River over Christ.
I've not seen the chairman and will sit down with him."
"It's a great British tradition and apart from it being a healthy meal it's something that the whole family can sit down and eat together."
The only thing that nearly spoiled it for me was the two sets of couples sitting on Row N in the south stand, who tried to get me to sit down during the concert.
Oh sit down, oh sit down, oh sit down, sit down next to me," beamed James' singer Tim Booth as the Carling Academy erupted into a deafening crescendo of cheers and chants.
"The only time I really get to sit down is for five minutes during a break as there are always patients that need tending or errands to run in other parts of the hospital.
But now's the time to sit down with a lawyer, regardless of your age, your relationship status, and the size of your checking account.
``Should we sit down or do we have a buffet?'' I've heard it all before and have been at the centre of a few pre-marital rows when the bride or groom has come back with, ``At my cousin's wedding we sat down and I don't want them to think we're doing it on the cheap by having a buffet.'' Oh come on, relax.
O'Neill, who has a year left on his present contract, said he would sit down with the Glasgow club's board at the right time to talk over his future.
CELTIC boss Martin O'Neill will sit down with Paul Lambert in the next month to thrash out an extension to his skipper's contract.
We're all ready to sit down." She then turned on her heels and walked briskly into the house.
The Irons co-owner will sit down and negotiate a new deal with his manager at the end of the season.