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sit through

see: sit out , def. 1.
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  • I could not sit through a single act and I fled from the place like mad, and now I cannot talk calmly about it.

  • He could sit through supper night after night and not utter a word in his gloom.

    The Harbor Ernest Poole
  • If these conditions are not satisfied, this arbiter of taste may refuse to sit through the meal.

    Social Transformations of the Victorian Age T. H. S. (Thomas Hay Sweet) Escott
  • It is one of the minor trials of life to have to sit through the process.

    Things as They Are Amy Wilson-Carmichael
  • It taxed her patience to the utmost to sit through the daily diatribe against Sir Michael Cunningham, her hero of heroes.

    We Two Edna Lyall
  • It was not worth while to sit through the slaughter of thirty buffaloes.

    The Sunset Trail Alfred Henry Lewis
  • I stagger around as long as I can stand, then I sit through his abuse.

    The Harvester Gene Stratton Porter

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