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sit through

see: sit out , def. 1.
The American Heritage® Idioms Dictionary
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  • He could sit through supper night after night and not utter a word in his gloom.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • It is one of the minor trials of life to have to sit through the process.

    Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • He wondered how many more breakfasts like that he was going to have to sit through.

    The Cosmic Computer Henry Beam Piper
  • But before we left him he insisted that we should sit through his favourite "Frou-Frou."

    Poor Folk in Spain Jan Gordon
  • Then, I know, baby James had to sit through a two or three hour sermon.

    The Spell of Scotland

    Keith Clark
  • It was not worth while to sit through the slaughter of thirty buffaloes.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • Say, it beats me how white women can go there and sit through it.

    The Sheriff of Badger George B. Pattullo

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