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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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"If you're sitting down, try not to cross your legs, as this can restrict your blood flow and circulation."
It revealed 45 to 54-year-olds spend on average 7.8 hours per weekday sitting down, compared with 7.4 hours for older pensioners.
The average adult spends eight-and-a-half hours a day sitting down either at work or during their commute.
It was also found that not sitting down for family meals at all is better for children's confidence than sitting in silence at mealtimes.
Altogether, these strikes involved close to half a million Americans sitting down at their jobs.
And doing these things invariably involves getting up to do them--the very opposite of sitting down.
A HEALTH charity has warned workers that sitting down too long at a desk could seriously harm their health.
Q I WORK in an office and spend most of my day sitting down. Lately my legs have been swelling up.
It might have a reference to drugs but it was meant to be more of a reference to when Bert and I were sitting down thinking about those two colors, blue and yellow.
"Our world recognizes we are here, so what's wrong with acknowledging that and sitting down and talking with us?" Klaus Wowereit, the openly gay mayor of Berlin, also suggested a reconciliation meeting after dueling German sports factions wanted to host the 2009 Outgames and the 2010 Gay Games.