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

 

sit on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

sit on something

(informal)
 
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to have received a letter, report, etc. from someone and then not replied or taken any action concerning it They have been sitting on my application for a month now.
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