sit 英 [sɪt]   美 [sit]

sit

sit  英 [sɪt] 美 [sit]

vi. 坐;位于  vt. 使就座 

进行时:sitting  过去式:sat  过去分词:sat  第三人称单数:sits  名词复数:sits 

Just sit still! 坐着别动!
Please sit down. 请坐。

  • Sit down! When you sit, you rest your weight on your bottom instead of standing on your feet. You can sit in a chair, sit on the floor, or sit in a giant bowl of chocolate pudding if you want to.
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  • vi. 坐;位于
  • vt. 使就座
  • 1. Just sit still!

    坐着别动!

  • 2. Please sit down.

    请坐。

  • 3. May I sit here?

    我可以坐在这儿吗?

  • 4. A large bus was sitting outside.

    外面停着一辆大巴士。

  • 5. I'd like to sit in the sun.

    我喜欢在太阳下面坐。

sit / sɪt ; NAmE sɪt / verb ( sit·ting , sat , sat / sæt ; NAmE sæt / ) on chair, etc. 在椅子等上面 1 [intransitive ] to rest your weight on your bottom with your back vertical, for example on/in a chair She sat and stared at the letter in front of her. 她坐在那儿,凝视着面前的那封信。 + adv./prep. May I sit here? 我可以坐在这儿吗? Just sit still! 坐着别动! He went and sat beside her. 他走过去坐在她身边。 She was sitting at her desk. 她坐在书桌前。 sitdoing sth We sat talking for hours. 我们坐着谈了好几个小时。 see also sit down 2 [transitive ] sitsb + adv./prep. to put sb in a sitting position 使坐;使就座 He lifted the child and sat her on the wall. 他抱起孩子,让她坐在墙头上。 of things 事物 3 [intransitive ] to be in a particular place 处在;坐落在;被放在 + adv./prep. A large bus was sitting outside. 外面停着一辆大巴士。 The pot was sitting in a pool of water. 罐子已放在水里。 The jacket sat beautifully on her shoulders (= fitted well). 那件夹克穿在她身上很合身。 + adj. The box sat unopened on the shelf. 盒子搁在架子上,没有打开。 have official position 担任职务 4 [intransitive ] to have an official position as sth or as a member of sth (在…中)任职;任(…的)代表;担任 sitas sth He was sitting as a temporary judge. 由他担任临时法官。 They both sat as MPs in the House of Commons. 他们两人都曾是下议院议员。 sitin/on sth She sat on a number of committees. 她在几个委员会里任职。 sitfor sth For years he sat for Henley (= was the MP for that constituency). 他多年担任代表亨利选区的议会议员。 of parliament, etc. 议会等 5 [intransitive ] (of a parliament, committee, court of law, etc. 议会、委员会、法庭等 ) to meet in order to do official business 开会;开庭 Parliament sits for less than six months of the year. 议会一年的开会时间不足六个月。 exam 考试 6 [transitive ,  intransitive ] ( rather formal) to do an exam 参加考试;应试 ( BrE) sitsth Candidates will sit the examinations in June. 考生将在六月参加考试。 Most of the students sit at least 5 GCSEs. 大多数学生至少参加 5 门普通中等教育证书考试。 ( especially NAmE) sitfor sth He was about to sit for his entrance exam. 当时他正要参加入学考试。 of bird 7 [intransitive ] (+ adv./prep.) to rest on a branch, etc. or to stay on a nest to keep the eggs warm 停落;栖;孵(卵) of dog 8 [intransitive ] to sit on its bottom with its front legs straight 蹲;坐 Rover! Sit! 罗弗!蹲下! take care of children 照看小孩 9 [intransitive ] sit(for sb) = babysit Who's sitting for you? 谁给你看着孩子呢? see also house-sit IDIOMS be ˌsitting ˈpretty ( informal) to be in a good situation, especially when others are not (尤指在他人处境不好时)处境好 sit at sb's ˈfeet to admire sb very much, especially a teacher or sb from whom you try to learn 崇拜;拜倒在某人脚下 sit comfortably, easily, well, etc. (with sth) to seem right, natural, suitable, etc. in a particular place or situation (在某位置或某场合)显得合适,显得自然,如鱼得水 His views did not sit comfortably with the management line. 他的意见和管理部门的方针不大吻合。 sit in ˈjudgement (on/over/upon sb) to decide whether sb's behaviour is right or wrong, especially when you have no right to do this 褒贬(某人);(对某人)妄加评判 How dare you sit in judgement on me? 你怎么敢对我妄加评论? sit on the ˈfence to avoid becoming involved in deciding or influencing sth 骑墙;持观望态度 He tends to sit on the fence at meetings. 开会时他往往持观望态度。 ˌsit ˈtight 1 to stay where you are rather than moving away or changing position 待着不动;守在原地 We sat tight and waited to be rescued. 我们守在原地,等待救援。 2 to stay in the same situation, without changing your mind or taking any action 静观事态变化;不轻举妄动 Shareholders are being advised to sit tight until the crisis passes. 股东们得到的忠告是,静待危机过去。 more at bolt adv. , laurel , silently PHRASAL VERBS ˌsit aˈbout/aˈround ( often disapproving) to spend time doing nothing very useful 无所事事地消磨时间;闲坐 I'm far too busy to sit around here. 我忙得不可开交,没空在这儿闲坐。 sitdoing sth He just sits around watching TV. 他只会闲坐着看电视。 ˌsit ˈback 1 to sit on sth, usually a chair, in a relaxed position 舒舒服服地坐好 He sat back in his chair and started to read. 他安稳地坐在椅子上,读起书来。 2 to relax, especially by not getting too involved in or anxious about sth 袖手旁观(尤指不积极参与或不挂念某事) She's not the kind of person who can sit back and let others do all the work. 她不是那种自己歇着,什么活儿都让别人干的人。 ˌsit ˈby to take no action to stop sth bad or wrong from happening 坐视不管;无动于衷 We cannot just sit by and watch this tragedy happen. 我们不能坐视这样的悲剧发生。 ˌsit ˈdown | ˌsit yourself ˈdown to move from a standing position to a sitting position 坐下;就座 Please sit down. 请坐。 He sat down on the bed. 他在床边坐下。 They sat down to consider the problem. 他们坐下来考虑这一问题。 Come in and sit yourselves down. 都进来坐下。 ˌsit ˈdown and do sth to give sth time and attention in order to try to solve a problem or achieve sth 坐下来认真做某事 This is something that we should sit down and discuss as a team. 这件事我们应当坐下来一起认真讨论一下。 ˈsit for sb/sth [no passive ] to be a model for an artist or a photographer 为…做模特 to sit for your portrait 摆好姿势让画家画肖像 She sat for Augustus John. 她为奥古斯塔斯 · 约翰当过模特。 ˌsit ˈin for sb to do sb's job or perform their duties while they are away, sick, etc. 顶班;代某人履行职责 SYN stand in for ˌsit ˈin on sth to attend a meeting, class, etc. in order to listen to or learn from it rather than to take an active part 列席(会议);旁听(课) ˈsit on sth ( informal) to have received a letter, report, etc. from sb and then not replied or taken any action concerning it 拖延;积压;搁置 They have been sitting on my application for a month now. 他们压着我的申请不办有一个月了。 ˌsit sth↔ˈout 1 to stay in a place and wait for sth unpleasant or boring to finish 耐心等到结束;熬到结束 We sat out the storm in a cafe. 我们坐在一家咖啡馆里,一直等到暴风雨过去。 2 to not take part in a dance, game or other activity 坐在一旁(不参加跳舞、游戏等活动) ˈsit through sth to stay until the end of a performance, speech, meeting, etc. that you think is boring or too long 坐到(表演、演讲、会议等)结束 We had to sit through nearly two hours of speeches. 我们不得不耐着性子听完将近两个小时的讲话。 ˌsit ˈup 1 to be or move yourself into a sitting position, rather than lying down or leaning back 坐起来;坐直 Sit up straight—don't slouch. 坐直了,别无精打采的。 2 to not go to bed until later than usual 熬夜;迟睡 We sat up half the night, talking. 我们谈到了半夜才睡。 ˌsit ˈup (and do sth) ( informal) to start to pay careful attention to what is happening, being said, etc. 关注起来;警觉起来 The proposal had made his clients sit up and take notice. 这项建议引起了他的主顾们的关注。 ˌsit sb ˈup to move sb into a sitting position after they have been lying down 使坐起来 SYNONYMS 同义词辨析 sit sit down be seated take a seat perch These words all mean to rest your weight on your bottom with your back upright, for example on a chair. 以上各词均含坐下之意。 sit to rest your weight on your bottom with your back upright, for example on a chair 指坐: May I sit here? 我可以坐在这儿吗? Sit still, will you! 坐着别动! NOTE Sitis usually used with an adverb or prepositional phrase to show where or how sb sits, but sometimes another phrase or clause is used to show what sb does while they are sitting. *sit 通常与副词或介词短语连用,表示坐的地方或方式,但有时也与另一短语或从句连用,表明坐着时在做某事: We sat talking for hours. 我们坐着谈了好几个小时。 sit down/ sit yourself down to move from a standing position to a sitting position 指坐下、就座: Please sit down. 请坐。 Come in and sit yourselves down. 都进来坐下。 be seated ( formal) to be sitting 指坐着: She was seated at the head of the table. 她坐在桌子的上座。 NOTE Be seatedis often used as a formal way of inviting sb to sit down. *be seated 常为请人就座的正式表达方式: Please be seated. 请就座。 take a seat to sit down 指坐下、就座 NOTE Take a seatis used especially as a polite way of inviting sb to sit down. *take a seat 尤作请人就座的礼貌用语: Please take a seat. 请坐。 perch ( rather informal) to sit on sth, especially on the edge of sth 指坐在…上,尤指坐在…边沿: She perched herself on the edge of the bed. 她坐在床沿上。 NOTE Perchis always used with an adverb or prepositional phrase to show where sb is perching. *perch 总是与副词或介词短语连用表示坐的地方。 PATTERNS to sit/sit down/be seated/take a seat/perch onsth to sit/sit down/be seated/take a seat insth GRAMMAR POINT 语法说明 sit You can use on, inand atwith sit.You sit ona chair, a step, the edge of the table, etc. You sit inan armchair. If you are sitting ata table, desk, etc. you are sitting in a chair close to it, usually so that you can eat a meal, do some work, etc. *sit 可与 on、in 和 at 连用:坐在椅子上、台阶上、桌子边上等用 sit on ;坐在扶手椅上用 sit in ;坐在桌子、书桌等旁吃饭、工作等用 sit at。 sit sits sat sitting sit / sɪt ; NAmE sɪt / sat / sæt ; NAmE sæt /
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