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sit

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noun
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verb
1 verb be in a sitting position
INTRANSITIVEsuigh verb  c m ubheith i do shuí VPhe was sitting at the bar bhí sé ina shuí ag an mbeár, bhí sé buailte faoi ag an mbeár they were sitting and reading bhí siad ina suí ag léamh we sat still shuíomar go socair they sat in a row shuigh siad ina líne, shuigh siad ina ró we'll sit in a circle suífimid i gciorcal, suífimid i bhfáinne to sit side by side (also to sit next to each other) suí taobh le taobh, suí taobh le chéile, suí le taobh a chéile, suí ag taobh a chéile are you sitting comfortably? an bhfuil tú i do shuí go compordach?I was sitting down bhí mé i mo shuí síos
TRANSITIVEsuigh verb  c m uhe sat a while shuigh sé ar feadh tamaill
2 verb perch INTRANSITIVEbheith ar  c m useas ar PhrV  c m uthe bird sat on his shoulders sheas an t-éan ar a ghuaillí
Taispeáin iontráil iomlán 
3 verb move from standing to sitting INTRANSITIVEthey sat behind me shuigh siad ar mo chúlhe was ordered to sit down on the ground ordaíodh dó suí síos ar an talamhthey sat down to table shuigh siad chun boird, shuigh siad chun bia 4 verb move sb to sit elsewhere TRANSITIVEthey sat him on the couch chuir siad ina shuí ar an tolg é 5 verb pose INTRANSITIVEshe sat for a portrait shuigh sí do phortráid 6 verb be big enough TRANSITIVEthe table sits ten people tá áit suí do dheichniúr ag an mbord 7 SPOR (US) verb make player miss a game TRANSITIVEfág verb  c m uhe sat four players d'fhág sé ceathrar imreoirí gan imirt, níor thug sé cluiche do cheathrar imreoirí 8 verb located INTRANSITIVEthe house sits in a village i sráidbhaile atá an teach, i sráidbhaile atá an teach suitethey're sitting here without their friends tá siad fágtha anseo gan a gcairdemy book sat gathering dust bhí mo leabhar fágtha ag bailiú dusta he has a screen sitting on the floor tá scáileán ar an urlár aige, tá scáileán fágtha ar an urlár aige 9 verb of clothing INTRANSITIVEsuigh verb  c m uluigh verb  c m u it sits well on her shoulders suíonn sé go maith ar a guaillí 10 verb have position or job INTRANSITIVEshe sits as a judge is breitheamh í, tá sí ina breitheamh, breitheamh is ea í 11 verb of member of parliament INTRANSITIVEhe sat for the Foyle constituency bhí sé ina fheisire do thoghcheantar an Fheabhail 12 verb of meeting of group INTRANSITIVEthe court won't be sitting ní bheidh an chúirt ina suí 13 verb ED do an exam
TRANSITIVEdéan verb  c m usuigh verb  c m ushe sat two exams rinne sí dhá scrúdú
INTRANSITIVEhe'll sit for a nursing exam déanfaidh sé scrúdú altranais, beidh scrúdú altranais aige
14 (US) verb babysit TRANSITIVEhe used to sit their kids thugadh sé aire dá gcuid páistí, bhíodh sé ag coimhéad a gcuid páistí, bhíodh sé i bhfeighil a gcuid páistí
noun
15 noun period of timesuí masc4  c m utamall suí NP  c m uafter a little sit in the sun tar éis suí beag sa ghrian 16 noun clothing etc the sit of sth an chaoi a suíonn rud, an dóigh a suíonn rudthis doesn't sit well with his teacher's views ní thagann sé seo go maith le dearcadh a mhúinteora
phrases

to be sitting pretty

bheith i do shuí go tebheith ar mhuin na muicebheith ar do sháimhín só

to not sit well with sb

(also

to not sit right with sb

) it didn't sit well with them ní raibh glacadh acu leis, ní raibh siad tógtha leis

to sit at the feet of sb

she sat at the feet of a famous poet bhí sí ina dalta ag file cáiliúil

to sit in judgement

(also

to sit in judgment

) breithiúnas a thabhairtbreithiúnas a dhéanamh

to sit on the fence

you can't sit on the fence ní féidir leat fanacht ar an gclaí

sit on your hands

if we sit on our hands má shuímid siar, má luímid ar na maidí

to sit tight

informal 1 stay puthe sat tight d'fhan sé san áit a raibh sé, d'fhan sé mar a raibh sé, d'fhan sé mar a bhí aige 2 take no actionhe sat tight chuir sé cos i dtaca

to sit up and take notice

she sat up and took notice bhíog sí, dhírigh sí a haird ar a raibh ar siúl

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