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sitting

[ sit-ing ]
/ ˈsɪt ɪŋ /
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noun

adjective

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Idioms for sitting

    sitting pretty, in an auspicious position: He's been sitting pretty since he got that new job.

Origin of sitting

Middle English word dating back to 1175–1225; see origin at sit1, -ing1, -ing2
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sitting
/ (ˈsɪtɪŋ) /

noun

adjective

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