sit by

Also, sit idly by. Refrain from interfering, remain passive, as in I can't just sit by and let her get in trouble.


Nearby words

  1. sisyphus,
  2. sit,
  3. sit at one's feet,
  4. sit back,
  5. sit bolt upright,
  6. sit down,
  7. sit in,
  8. sit on,
  9. sit on one's hands,
  10. sit on the fence

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