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sit around

(also

sit about

) 1 (v + adv) do nothing in particular INTRANSITIVEbheith i do shuí thartbheith i do shuí timpeallbheith i do shuí ar do thóin informalbheith ag caitheamh do thóna informalthey were sitting around waiting bhí siad ina suí thart ag fanacht, bhí siad ina suí timpeall ag fanacht 2 (v + prep) be somewhere doing nothing TRANSITIVEwe sat around the house all day bhíomar inár suí thart sa teach an lá ar fad, bhíomar inár suí ar ár dtóin sa teach an lá uilig 3 (v + adv) be lying around INTRANSITIVEthere's bread sitting around tá arán ina luí thart, tá arán caite thartthese bargains won't be sitting around for long ní mhairfidh na margaí seo i bhfadthey're sitting around gathering dust tá siad ina luí thart ag bailiú dusta → féach sit