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Definition of sit back phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

sit back

 phrasal verb
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Phrasal Verbs
  1. 1to sit on something, usually a chair, in a relaxed position He sat back in his chair and started to read.
  2. 2to relax, especially by not getting too involved in or anxious about something She's not the kind of person who can sit back and let others do all the work.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: sit back