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English verb: sit back

1. sit back (body) settle into a comfortable sitting position


Synonymstake it easy


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)decompress, loosen up, relax, slow down, unbend, unwind

2. sit back (social) be inactive or indifferent while something is happening


SamplesDon't just sit by while your rights are violated!.


Synonymssit by


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)look on, watch









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