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Sit — US. [sɪt], UK. [sɪt]

Main meanings:

  1. To be seated or rest on a surface.
  2. To occupy a position or place.
  3. To be in session or convened for a meeting.
  4. To baby-sit or look after a child.
  5. To be situated in a particular location.
  6. To be valid or in effect, as in a law or policy.


10 simple sentences:

  • Please sit in the front row.
  • Can you sit here, please?
  • The cat likes to sit on the windowsill.
  • I prefer to sit by the fireplace.
  • Let’s sit together at lunch.
  • Can I sit next to you?
  • He’ll sit at the head of the table.
  • The baby can’t sit up yet.
  • They decided to sit on the grass.
  • She can’t sit through long movies.


The sentences from movies:

Sit down. – Saving Private Ryan (1998)

May I sit down? – Home Alone (1990)

Sit down, finish my dinner. – The Godfather (1972)

I can’t just sit here and do nothing. – WALL·E (2008)

May I sit with you? – Enchanted (2007)

Ron, sit aside me. – Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince (2009)

Okay if I sit closer? – Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004)

Sit back, sit back! – The Wolf of Wall Street (2013)

You can sit by me. – Mulan (1998)

I sit back and contemplate. – Malcolm and Marie (2021)

There he sits. – Se7en (1995)

I’d sit this one out, Cap. – The Avengers (2012)

Wendy used to sit in that chair. – Hook (1991)

Can we sit down, though, please? – Lyle, Lyle, Crocodile (2022)

You can sit. – The Departed (2006)

Sit in a share circle, talk about my feelings? – Deadpool 2 (2018)

You sit on a throne of lies. – Elf (2003)

Maybe you better sit this one out then. – Shutter Island (2010)

Then they go sit by the fire and get warm. – Groundhog Day (1993)

Shall we sit down and get to know one another? – Juno (2007)

All right, sit. – Horrible Bosses (2011)

Now sit down. – The Sound of Music (1965)

Um, may I sit at the bar? – Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)

We can’t just sit in the middle of the road. – M3GAN (2022)

He’s asking us to sit down with him. – Midnight in Paris (2011)

Bruce, why don’t you sit down? – Bruce Almighty (2003)

Wanna sit? – The Sixth Sense (1999)

Why don’t you just sit down? – Iron Man (2008)

And now, dear, if you’ll just sit here. – Sleeping Beauty (1959)

So I should just sit here? – Epic (2013)

You want me to sit here and count seeds? – How to Blow Up a Pipeline (2022)

Come, sit, let me get you something. – Despicable Me 2 (2013)

Did you sit in jam or something? – 50/50 (2011)

She’ll just sit in the corner, man. – Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010)

Sit up please, sir. – Friends with Benefits (2011)

I won’t be able to sit for a week. – The Lion King (1994)

Let’s sit over here. – Good Will Hunting (1998)

We will sit down here all night. – I Am Legend (2007)

We’re gonna sit. – Taxi Driver (1976)

Just sit back and enjoy the ride, Mr. Expert. – The Mask (1994)

Just sit up. – Being John Malkovich (1999)

Sit and worship it. – Taare Zameen Par (2007)

Now, you just sit tight, chief. – Twelve Monkeys (1996)