Phrasal Verbs

sit in on

This page is about the phrasal verb sit in on


If you sit in on something like a meeting or a class, you attend to see what happens, without joining in.

For example

  • sit in on sth Some trainee teachers will sit in on our class today and watch what we do.

  • sit in on sth Two people from Amnesty International will be sitting in on the trial.

Nouns often used as objects with sit in on: meeting, talks, negotiations, trial, class, lesson, session

Quick Quiz

Visitors can sit in on our meetings to

a. make trouble

b. see what happens

c. control what happens

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