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- v. To decline to participate; particularly, to decline to dance.
- v. To not participate.
- v. To lean out to the windward side of a sailboat in order to counterbalance the effects of the wind on the sails.
- v. To escape a hold while face-down by swinging one's legs around into the sitting position.
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- v. endure to the end
- v. not participate in (an activity, such as a dance or a sports event)
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ZUMApress.com Chad Pennington Pennington to Work as Analyst for Fox Former Jets quarterback Chad Pennington says he'll sit out the upcoming season and instead work as an analyst for Fox Sports.
I believe that if all else fails, they turn themselves into the Department of Temporal Investigations and … sit out the next six years.
Following a game at my home club, I like to sit out on the back porch with a turkey Reuben on grilled rye bread, and an iced coffee, look out at the last difficult hundred yards of Roger Rulewichs marvelous eighteenth hole, and listen to people at the other tables talk about the rounds theyve just finished.
The Crusaders second-rower Hep Cahill will sit out the game against Hull KR on Saturday after being given a one-match ban for a late tackle on the Huddersfield stand-off Kevin Brown during his side's 40-12 defeat at The Shay.
He struggled to re-achieve the trance that would allow him to sit out the round in serenity, withdrawn from the world.
—Barry Bonds, on Pirates teammate Jeff King, after King hurt his back in the 1990 ALCS and had to sit out
She closed her eyes and thought about how nice it would be to sit out on the white sands of Monagas Lagoon.
It was an indication big things were expected of Kings Row and that after its release I might be in a position to ask for more than they were offering me or sit out the old contract and become a free agent.
The salad itself is made by hand, not pulled from a plastic bag, not thrown together ahead of time by the restaurants bottom-rung cook/apprentice and then left to sit out in the air until you happen by.
Society journals have informed me that titled dames have been known to sit out long and wearisome evenings that they may obtain some paltry favour in a cotillon.