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sit under

verb
1.
(intransitive, preposition) (cards) to be seated on the right of (the player)
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  • Joel made him take the little girl and sit under a cedar out of sight of the spot.

    The Lions of the Lord Harry Leon Wilson
  • On pleasant days I go out in my garden, and sit under the trees.

    Three Margarets Laura E. Richards
  • Here is the tamarind tree: I must sit under it, for the sake of the old song.

    To Cuba and Back Richard Henry Dana
  • You walk down the bank a few steps and sit under the shadow of a wall.

    Ladies-In-Waiting Kate Douglas Wiggin
  • "Let's sit under the pines, where we can look out," he suggested.

    Nobody's Child Elizabeth Dejeans
  • Our father used to sit under its shade and sketch the outline of his sermons.

    Helen and Arthur Caroline Lee Hentz
  • He had listened with interest to the professor's talk and between whiles had wondered if it would be his lot to sit under him.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • The little wood opposite—how delightful to sit under its shade!

  • I know you would much rather drift about in a boat on the lake, or sit under a tree, and have me read to you.

    The Lucky Piece Albert Bigelow Paine
  • We sit under the roof of death, yet we are as ready to laugh as ever.

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