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sit over

(intransitive, preposition) (cards) to be seated in an advantageous position on the left of (the player)
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  • Two hours did he sit over this meal, then poured himself out another cup of the rapidly cooling tea, and walked to the window.

    Dead Souls Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
  • I suppose the gentlemen will sit over their wine; there's no fear of their breaking-up.'

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • Now, Miss Nameless, you sit over there and tell me how come this distressing tableau?

    Highways in Hiding George Oliver Smith
  • It's better to sit over vaults with wine in them than coffins.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Waxing warm over the idea, he wishes such persons might have to sit over leather with a shoemaker!

  • Bettina used to sit over the embroidery she was so good at, and I so hopeless.

    My Little Sister Elizabeth Robins
  • Then: "Shall we go and sit over by the river, Miss Meredith, and leave them to their sport?"

  • But sit over there, where I can see you better; and don't get excited.

    Bessie's Fortune Mary J. Holmes
  • How long we should sit over the dinner-table is a matter of controversy.

    Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
  • Tish was paddling; so I was compelled to sit over the aperture, thus preventing water from coming in.

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