sit by

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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (general)
a. quedarse sentado
Are you going to help, or are you going to sit by while we do all the work?¿Vas a ayudar, o te vas a quedar sentado mientras nosotros hacemos todo el trabajo?
b. quedarse de brazos cruzados
The government is just going to sit by and allow this corruption to continue.El gobierno solo va a quedarse de brazos cruzados y permitir que siga esta corrupción.
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