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Phrasal Verbs

sit down

This page is about the phrasal verb sit down

Meaning

to lower yourself into a sitting position on a seat or on the ground

Synonym

be seated

For example

  • sit down Please come in and sit down.

  • sit down If you see a pregnant woman get on a bus or a train, stand up and offer her your seat so that she can sit down.

Quick Quiz

We all stood up as the judge came into the courtroom, and we waited until he sat down on

a. the floor

b. the defendant

c. a chair behind the bench

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