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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)
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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
(of a commanding officer) to keep watch / to oversee
sciatic nerve
to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
lit. agitated sitting or standing (idiom) / restless / fidgety
to take an elevator
sciatica
to work office hours / on duty
to sit in meditation / to meditate
to sit and watch, but remain indifferent (idiom)
lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-minded
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
unable to sit or stand still (out of nervousness etc) (idiom)
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 enjoy sth without lifting a finger
to sit and pontificate; to find answers through theory and not through practice (idiom)
to die in a seated posture (Buddhism)
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)
lit. just sitting and eating, one can deplete even a mountain of wealth (idiom) / fig. to spend one's money without generating any income
coordinate space
Chinese drum-shaped stool
to sit properly / to sit up straight
to be restless
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
seated image (of a Buddha or saint)
benefit from others' dispute (idiom)
to let sth slip by / to miss an opportunity
tradesman / shopkeeper
variant of 座駕|座驾
(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
vegetative existence / to consume passively without doing anything useful
inside informer / mole / plant
suppository
to do a parachute jump
bidet
seat / chair
to be the reigning emperor / to ascend to the imperial throne
to turn a blind eye to
to serve as evidence of (an accusation etc) / to reinforce (a perception) / to bear out / to substantiate
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 sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
toilet seat
to be in prison


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