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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sit down.


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  • Scandinavian Thor, who once forged his bolts in icy Hecla, and built galleys by lonely fiords; in England, has advanced with the times, has shorn his beard, enters Parliament, sits down at a desk in the India House, and lends Miollnir to Birmingham for a steam-hammer.

    English Traits (1856)

  • He sits down at his desk, his large hands clicking on the keyboard and moving the computer mouse with lightning speed, taking me on a virtual tour of research papers linking special diets and supplements to better outcomes for autoimmune-disease patients.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • A little ripple on the water, – a little fleckiness in the cloud, – a quiet air; it was one of summer's choice days, when she escapes from the sun's fierce watch and sits down to rest herself.

    The Hills of the Shatemuc

  • Braids complete, Niecy sits down on the couch next to my chair.

    You Know Where to Find Me

  • An explanation being requested of the word bowing, it was thus given: “Why, if any poor fellow has been a little idle, and is not prepared to speak when called upon by the Professor, he gets up and makes a respectful-bow, and sits down again.” '

    Life of Johnson

  • “The lesson is over,” sighs Ludmila, who then sits down at her desk and begins to leaf through the roll book, her plump hand over her eyes.

    A Mountain of Crumbs

  • In Southern India we find a similar custom to that observed among the Nez-Percés; the patient walks about in the earlier stages, then sits down with the legs stretched, her back supported by an assistant, whilst in the moment of expulsion she is placed upon her back. 133

    Labor Among Primitive Peoples

  • Tenant sits down with a loud plumph and slides into the booth with a drink.

    The Madonnas of Echo Park

  • ANNA SEMYONOVNA sits down with melancholy dignity.

    A Month in the Country

  • Badawin call “Wárish” a man who sits down to meat unbidden and to drink Wághil; but townsfolk apply the latter to the

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night


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