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Present participle for to remain in a specified state or position, especially in readiness or expectation
“Then I guess you just sit tight with a good book and wait until the electricity goes off and your roof starts coming off.”
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Present participle for to refrain from taking action or changing one's mind
“His outlandish haul of major championships is the product of a cautious approach, a refusal to take risks, and a determination to sit tight and wait for others to make mistakes.”
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Present participle for to hide oneself or stay out of sight
“The tracker had been told to sit tight out of sight, but he suddenly appeared out of nowhere.”
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Present participle for to pause and deliberate
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Present participle for delay or be delayed in taking action or progressing
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Present participle for to take refuge or seclude oneself
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Present participle for to remain in one fixed place
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Present participle for submit to, put up with
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