- sit down
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|part of speech:
||sits, sitting, sat
||to be in a position in which you are resting the weight of your body on your buttocks.
She is sitting in a chair.
||to be placed or located.
His house sits on top of a hill.
||to cause to be seated.
Nancy sat her baby in a chair.
||look after, rank
sit or set?
describes the state of resting or staying in one place. We also use sit
when talking about the action of putting a person in a place where he or she will stay. We use set
for the action of putting a thing in a place where it will stay.
- The lamp usually sits on that table.
- Mr. Gray sits in that chair all morning.
- Laura sat the baby in a little chair.
- Luke set the groceries on the table.