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sit down

noun as in sit-down strike

noun as in sit-in

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Example Sentences

Perhaps Christian Bale should be the first to take this advice to heart—at least the “sit down” part.

After Rosemary offers me some tea, I sit down on the couch with Downey Sr. to discuss his astonishing life, and career.

“Sit down and shut up” was how all important family discussions began and ended where the rest of America grew up.

He’d say, ‘What am I going to do—sit down all day and do nothing?

I write from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., and when I turn the computer off, I sit down and read from that period for an hour or so.

You see, they always butter their chairs so that they won't stick fast when they sit down.

Being quieted by the Captain with a draught of cold tea, and made to sit down, the examination of the book proceeded.

Is it not enough that this man shall every morning sit down to breakfast with the lovely Mees Lucy?

Sit down by the fire, younker, and rest yourself; for youll have to go out with us again to-night, though not very far off.

Sit down, Dorothy Chance, Ye'r welcome to what we ha'; not 'specting company you'll find no junkets at table.


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On this page you'll find 91 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sit-down, such as: demonstration, protest, revolt, riot, walkout, and complaint.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.