Sit on

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Definition

to sit on (a committee): to be a member of, to form part of (a committee)
verb
He sits on the board. He's a member of the board and helps in the decision-making process.

(You) are sitting on (my hat): (You) are seated on top of (my hat)
verb

Examples

  • "Try not to sit on it!"
  • "Some people sit on a blanket"
  • "Ms. Lohan already sits on our board of trustees, however she is considering investing a large amount of capital in the company, which would allow us to finally purchase the island zoo that Horatio keeps asking for."
  • "They are very painful, especially when you sit on them."
  • "Philip : Dude was sitting on a reindeer"
  • "Anyway gentlemen, come sit on my knee and I shall give you your gifts."

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