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  *坐* | 坐* | *坐
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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
coordinate (geometry)
to be situated / to be located (of a building)
to ride (in a vehicle)
HSK 4
coordinate system (geometry)
saddle horse / mount
cushion / (motorbike) seat / CL: 塊|块
polar coordinates (math.)
(of a commanding officer) to keep watch / to oversee
to take the car, bus, train etc
to sit quietly / to meditate / to stage a sit-in
rectangular coordinates
pedestal type WC
to sit down
ischium
horizontal coordinate / abscissa
to be imprisoned
vertical coordinate / ordinate
to work office hours / on duty
seat (at a banquet) / to attend a banquet
to take an elevator
recoil (of a gun) / backlash / reactive force
sciatica
sit-up (physical exercise)
recoil (of a gun) / backlash
to sit in meditation / to meditate
to sit in a circle / seated around (a narrator)
to sit upright
to sit astride / to ride
to treat as guilty those associated with an offender (family, neighbors etc)
to sit on the ground or the floor (idiom)
system of polar coordinates
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
coordinate space
sciatic nerve
to enjoy sth without lifting a finger
to sit around / to sit idly
lit. agitated sitting or standing (idiom) / restless / fidgety
method of coordinates (geometry)
to sit in meditation / to meditate
lit. as if sitting on pins and needles / fig. to be in an uncomfortable situation
to be on an equal footing
lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-minded
seated image (of a Buddha or saint)
lit. sitting at ease in a fishing boat despite storms (idiom); to stay calm during tense situation / a cool head in a crisis
lit. just sitting and eating, one can deplete even a mountain of wealth (idiom) / fig. to spend one's money without generating any income
variant of 座駕|座驾
to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
Chinese drum-shaped stool
bar girl / professional escort
unable to sit or stand still (out of nervousness etc) (idiom)
to work as a hostess in a bar or KTV
benefit from others' dispute (idiom)
to sit upright and still (idiom)
to bear fruit
seating toilet
to be seated
to sit and watch, but remain indifferent (idiom)
tradesman / shopkeeper
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)
to sit properly / to sit up straight
inside informer / mole / plant
to give up one's seat / to be seated
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
recoilless rifle
to sit together
to sit and pontificate; to find answers through theory and not through practice (idiom)
to be embarrassed / to be put in a difficult situation
akathisia (condition of restlessness, a side-effect of neuroleptic antipsychotic drug) / unable to sit still / hyperactivity / restlessness
to die in a seated posture (Buddhism)
lit. sitting at ease in a fishing boat despite wind and storm (idiom); to stay calm during tense situation / a cool head in a crisis
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
to be restless
to sit still and do nothing / to sit tight
sit-in protest
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 sit silently
to let sth slip by / to miss an opportunity
soft seat (= first class in PRC trains)
(Buddhism) to sit in contemplation
to sentence the accuser (and free the falsely accused defendant)
the whole audience silent with expectation
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
guilt by association
to convalesce for a month following childbirth, following a special diet, and observing various taboos to protect the body from exposure to the "wind"
to do a parachute jump
suppository
toilet seat
to travel by / to ride on
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
vegetative existence / to consume passively without doing anything useful
seat / chair
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
sit-in protest demonstration
to turn a blind eye to

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