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

    Lord Kilgobbin Charles Lever
  • They used to sit over there in the corner, and have tea on the ebony table.

    A Modern Chronicle, Complete Winston Churchill
  • They two did not dare to sit over parcels of lunch with the curious other girls.

    The Job Sinclair Lewis
  • He liked to get out a table, and sit over it with a bag of gold.

    The Librarian at Play Edmund Lester Pearson
  • sit over there where I can see you better and watch your face as you talk.

    Kennedy Square F. Hopkinson Smith
  • They sit over a stein of beer for an hour, reading or chatting with friends.

    The New Glutton or Epicure Horace Fletcher
  • How long we should sit over the dinner-table is a matter of controversy.

    Cakes & Ale Edward Spencer
  • Mother: He will sit over there in the chair, and maybe he will taste a bit of the cake.

    Seven Short Plays Lady Gregory
  • It's better to sit over vaults with wine in them than coffins.

    The Newcomes William Makepeace Thackeray
  • Bettina used to sit over the embroidery she was so good at, and I so hopeless.

    My Little Sister Elizabeth Robins

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