Words nearby sit back
How to use sit back in a sentence
Goldsmith replied, “Does that mean we have to sit back and do nothing?”Do They Know It’s Time to Stop Band Aid?|Tom Sykes|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or, even better, maybe we can literally just sit back and let language do what it does best: change.Feminist, Bae, Turnt: Time’s ‘Worst Words’ List Is Sexist and Racist|Samantha Allen|November 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the latest movie, we are invited to sit back and enjoy the three central performances rather than be swept along by the drama.Channing Tatum Is the Real Star of ‘Foxcatcher'|Nico Hines|October 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It was fun to shoot because I just got to sit back and watch for most of it.‘Game of Thrones’ Star Maisie Williams, aka Arya Stark, on Her Big Premiere Episode ‘Two Swords’|Marlow Stern|April 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
If the intruders are deemed hostile, the operator can engage manually or sit back and let the robot engage.Smoke Rings, Mystery Backpacks and Gun-Toting Robots: The Weird Wartech of the Korean Conflict|Kyle Mizokami|April 3, 2014|DAILY BEAST
It is not fair that the parents should sit back and shift to the school the whole responsibility for the future citizen.Euthenics, the science of controllable environment|Ellen H. Richards
If the boys had lived theyd have been able to run the business and let me sit back and just give them a hand now and then.The Boss of Wind River|David Goodger (firstname.lastname@example.org)
They had danced but little, preferring to sit back and criticize.Marjorie Dean, College Senior|Pauline Lester
There was no howdah, and it was a difficult feat to sit back of the mahout.The Adventures of Kathlyn|Harold MacGrath
Let good sense sit back and look on, and methinks it would be not a little disgusted.Aims and Aids for Girls and Young Women|George Sumner Weaver
Other Idioms and Phrases with sit back
Relax, as in Now that the work's finished, we can just sit back.
Refrain from interfering or taking part, as in Mom and Dad just sat back and watched Meg try to decide whether or not she should tell on her friends. [Mid-1900s] Also see sit by.