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sit still for

Slang definitions & phrases for sit still for

sit still for

verb phrase

To accept or condone; tolerate something provocative: The nation will simply not sit still for the years of slow growth (1940s+)


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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