This page is about the phrasal verb sit back
to do nothing instead of making an effort to get what you want
- sit back If you want to make friends, you have to make an effort. You can't just sit back and wait for people to call you.
- sit back No wonder Joe is still unemployed. He thinks he can sit back and wait for jobs to come to him.
I've got an important presentation coming up, so I can't afford to sit back and
Contributor: Matt Errey