Sit in on

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Definition

to sit in on (a meeting): to observe, to be present at (a meeting)
verb
I sat in on the meeting to make sure everything was ok.

This is an irregular verb:
I sit in on / I sat in on / I have sat in on

to sit in (the back): to be seated at, to view from (the back)
verb

Examples

  • "I have a lot of students to speak to in a short period, but you're very welcome to sit in on an interview or two (on speaker phone) if you like."
  • "He's going to be sitting in on our meeting, taking notes and whatnot."
  • "Be careful to sit in one of the first four carriages because the back of the train takes a different branch to Puddlington, and you don't want to go there!"
  • "AND, If you don't give me a discount, I'll tell Bruno you sit in his chair when he's not looking."
  • "Bruno : Heh heh, I was thinking that Ursula could sit in on our meeting, since she is an expert."

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