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Phrasal Verbs

sit in for

This page is about the phrasal verb sit in for

Meaning

to take someone's place when they are absent

Synonym

stand in for

For example

  • sit in for sb The manager has attended most of the negotiations, but his assistant sat in for him a couple of times.

  • sit in for sb I can't make it to today's meeting, so would you mind sitting in for me?

Quick Quiz

It would be wrong to sit in for someone if they couldn't make it to

a. a staff meeting

b. a college exam

c. a card game

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