How to use sit-in in a sentence
The organizers of the protest, who did not have a permit for the sit-in, refused to leave and police began to arrest them in mass.Occupy Climate Change! Hundreds Blame Capitalism at Flood Wall Street Rally|Jacob Siegel|September 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They tore down some tents of the sit-in and set fire to the others.Ahdaf Soueif’s Cairo: Remembering A City Wracked By The Arab Spring|Ahdaf Soueif|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Our number of martyrs since the clearing of the sit-in 107.In Egypt’s Countryside, Vendettas Between Police and Islamists Simmer|Mike Giglio, Christopher Dickey|October 28, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Outside Rabaa, however, the presence of so many children at the sit-in has caused an uproar.
In fact, as the sit-in has pressed on, the number of children there has seemed to rise.
This day Sit-in-the-kitchen has uncovered his face before his father!'The Violet Fairy Book|Various
I 'm tired of having you a sit-in-the-corner, watch-the-other-fellow-dance, male-wallflower proposition!Skinner's Dress Suit|Henry Irving Dodge
British Dictionary definitions for sit-in
Other Idioms and Phrases with sit-in
Attend or take part as a visitor, as in My son's jazz group asked me to sit in tonight. It is often put as sit in on, as in They asked me to sit in on their poker game. [Mid-1800s]
Take part in a sit-in, that is, an organized protest in which seated participants refuse to move. For example, The students threatened to sit in unless the dean was reinstated. [c. 1940]
sit in on. Visit or observe, as in I'm sitting in on his class, but not for credit. [Early 1900s]
sit in for. Substitute for a regular member of a group, as in I'm just sitting in for Harold, who couldn't make it.