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  *坐* | 坐* | *坐
to sit / to take a seat / to take (a bus, airplane etc) / to bear fruit / variant of
HSK 1
to ride (in a vehicle)
HSK 4
coordinate (geometry)
to be situated / to be located (of a building)
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  *坐* | 坐* | *坐
surname Zuo
saddle horse / mount
coordinate system (geometry)
to sit down
seat (at a banquet) / to attend a banquet
cushion / (motorbike) seat / CL: 塊|块
to take the car, bus, train etc
to be imprisoned
rectangular coordinates
sitting posture
horizontal coordinate / abscissa
(of a commanding officer) to keep watch / to oversee
vertical coordinate / ordinate
sit-up (physical exercise)
to sit in a circle / seated around (a narrator)
to sit upright
to sit in meditation / to meditate
to sit quietly / to meditate / to stage a sit-in
to sit cross-legged (as in the lotus position)
recoil (of a gun) / backlash
polar coordinates (math.)
sciatic nerve
to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
lit. agitated sitting or standing (idiom) / restless / fidgety
sciatica
to work office hours / on duty
to sit in meditation / to meditate
to be on an equal footing
to sit and watch, but remain indifferent (idiom)
lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-minded
to sit upright and still (idiom)
system of polar coordinates
sit on the mountain and watch the tigers fight / watch in safety whilst others fight then reap the rewards when both sides are exhausted (idiom)
seating toilet
ischium
to sit on the ground or the floor (idiom)
to treat as guilty those associated with an offender (family, neighbors etc)
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
to work as a hostess in a bar or KTV
to be seated
bidet
to bear fruit
to give up one's seat / to be seated
to enjoy (the benefit of sth) without lifting a finger; to sit back and enjoy (favorable circumstances)
to sit and pontificate; to find answers through theory and not through practice (idiom)
to die in a seated posture (Buddhism)
lit. as if sitting on pins and needles (idiom) / fig. to be in an uncomfortable situation
pedestal type WC
to hold an inconsequential job / to receive a cold reception / to be kept waiting for an assignment or audience / to be out in the cold / to be sidelined / to warm the bench / to cool one's heels
to be embarrassed / to be put in a difficult situation
method of coordinates (geometry)
coordinate space
to sit astride / to ride
to sit together
to sit around / to sit idly
Chinese drum-shaped stool
to sit properly / to sit up straight
I am who I am (and I'm not ashamed) / fig. to be proud of one's name and stand by one's actions
to be restless
to sit silently
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
soft seat (= first class in PRC trains)
seated image (of a Buddha or saint)
benefit from others' dispute (idiom)
to let sth slip by / to miss an opportunity
the whole audience silent with expectation
akathisia (condition of restlessness, a side-effect of neuroleptic antipsychotic drug) / unable to sit still / hyperactivity / restlessness
tradesman / shopkeeper
variant of 座駕|座驾
to sentence the accuser (and free the falsely accused defendant)
(Buddhism) to sit in contemplation
bar girl / professional escort
lit. don't sit under the eaves (where tiles may fall from the roof) (idiom); fig. keep out of danger
to sit and await success or failure (idiom); to wait to see the outcome of a fight before taking sides / to sit on the fence
to sit still and do nothing / to sit tight
sit-in protest
suppository
inside informer / mole / plant
guilt by association
to do a parachute jump
bidet
to travel by / to ride on
seat / chair
to be the reigning emperor / to ascend to the imperial throne
intrinsic coordinates (geometry)
lit. a wealthy person does not sit under the eaves (idiom); fig. a rich man does not expose himself to danger
sit-in strike
to turn a blind eye to
to sit in the lotus position
to serve as evidence of (an accusation etc) / to reinforce (a perception) / to bear out / to substantiate
lit. just sitting and eating, one can deplete even a mountain of wealth (idiom) / fig. to spend one's money without generating any income
to sit with legs dangling
Cartesian coordinate system
sitting with one leg crossed (usu. of Bodhisattva)

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