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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
coordinate (geometry)
to be situated / to be located (of a building)
coordinate system (geometry)
saddle horse / mount
cushion / (motorbike) seat / CL: 塊|块
(of a commanding officer) to keep watch / to oversee
to take the car, bus, train etc
pedestal type WC
to sit down
to be imprisoned
to work office hours / on duty
seat (at a banquet) / to attend a banquet
to take an elevator
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
coordinate space
sciatic nerve
to enjoy sth without lifting a finger
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
seated image (of a Buddha or saint)
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 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 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
to die in a seated posture (Buddhism)
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
to be restless
to let sth slip by / to miss an opportunity
(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
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
to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
vegetative existence / to consume passively without doing anything useful
seat / chair
to turn a blind eye to
to be in prison

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