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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Ganoon lang po iyon, hindi naman pupuwede na sitting duck ang Presidente [When criticized, expect the President to answer.
The Sitting Duck is a valuable resource for businesses owners and professionals alike to take the necessary precautions to protect their business, customer's data, and critical information from online threats.
And one Northumberland MP has also voiced his own safety fears claiming parliamentarians were like "sitting ducks".
THE devastated mother of a young soldier killed by a Taliban bomb on a training range has described her son as a "sitting duck".
He looked a sitting duck for Edward O'Grady's Out Now in the straight but the 10-year-old wanted it more after the last and went on to win by four and a half lengths.
The ducktective, who works for Kirkburton and Denby Dale Neighbourhood Policing Team, flew in to the area last week to back the police's new Don't Be A Sitting Duck car crime clampdown.
The solution was not what anyone expected it to be, as the Allied forces painted their ships in unusual designs that were sure to mess up planning for the U boat Commanders to gain a solid hit on otherwise sitting duck ships.
PricewaterhouseCoopers has detected grave security gaps that make Volkswagen's IT infrastructure a sitting duck for hackers aiming at sensible corporate data, according to the report.
In reaction to the decision, the district's nonvoting delegate, Eleanor Holmes Norton, told the New York Times that DC is "a sitting duck" for others' political agendas.
Kanagaratnam who is a sitting duck, is an easy target, as he is not provided with any security.
Summary: Shot PC David Rathband is suing his own force amid claims he was left "a sitting duck" when gunman Raoul Moat declared war on police.
SHOT PC David Rathband says he is suing his own force because he was left "a sitting duck" when gunman Raoul Moat declared war on police.