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

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