Meaning: If you sit through something like a long speech or a boring show, you wait until it's over before leaving, even though you're not enjoying it.
- sit through sth We had to sit through another of the chairman's dull speeches before the awards were announced.
- sit through sth If I hadn't been there with friends there's no way I would have sat through that movie. It was terrible!
Before Nancy performed her concert, we had to sit through