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  *坐* | 坐* | *坐
surname Zuo
  *坐* | 坐* | *坐
to sit / to take a seat / to take (a bus, airplane etc) / to bear fruit / variant of
to be situated / to be located (of a building)
coordinate (geometry)
coordinate system (geometry)
saddle horse / mount
(of a commanding officer) to keep watch / to oversee
to take the car, bus, train etc
cushion / (motorbike) seat / CL: 塊|块
to sit down
to be imprisoned
seat (at a banquet) / to attend a banquet
to take an elevator
to enjoy sth without lifting a finger
pedestal type WC
coordinate space
sciatic nerve
lit. agitated sitting or standing (idiom) / restless / fidgety
method of coordinates (geometry)
to sit in meditation / to meditate
lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-minded
to work office hours / on duty
seated image (of a Buddha or saint)
to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
to work as a hostess in a bar or KTV
to bear fruit
seating toilet
to be seated
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
to sit and watch, but remain indifferent (idiom)
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
Chinese drum-shaped stool
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 sit and pontificate; to find answers through theory and not through practice (idiom)
to be embarrassed / to be put in a difficult situation
variant of 座駕|座驾
bar girl / professional escort
to die in a seated posture (Buddhism)
benefit from others' dispute (idiom)
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
to be restless
unable to sit or stand still (out of nervousness etc) (idiom)
to let sth slip by / to miss an opportunity
tradesman / shopkeeper
(Buddhism) to sit in contemplation
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
inside informer / mole / plant
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
toilet seat
vegetative existence / to consume passively without doing anything useful
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
seat / chair
to turn a blind eye to
to be in prison

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