sit in

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sit in(
sihd
 
ihn
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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. (to attend; often used with "on")
a. asistir
The consultant sat it on the session to observe the company dynamics.El consultor asistió a la sesión para observar la dinámica de la empresa.
b. estar presente
The intern sat in on the doctor's morning appointments.El pasante estaban presente en las citas de la doctora por la mañana.
c. asistir de oyente (class)
The professor allowed her to sit in on a class when she visited the university.El profesor le permitió asistir a una clase de oyente cuando visitó la universidad.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
2. (to substitute; used with "for")
a. sustituir
Anderson asked the vice president to sit in for her at the meeting.Anderson pidió al vicepresidente que la sustituyera en la reunión.
b. reemplazar
You'll need to find someone to sit in for you while you're away.Necesitarás encontrar a alguien para reemplazarte mientras estés fuera.
3. (to be invited to play)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Anyone who wants to sit in with the band can sign up on that sheet over there.Los que quieran tocar con la banda pueden apuntarse en aquella lista.
We went to a show last night, and the band invited me to sit in on drums.Fuimos a un concierto anoche y la banda me invitó a tocar la batería.
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sit in
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (at meeting)
a. estar presente
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sit in
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (observe) estar presente
they said I could sit in on the meeting/the discussions me dijeron que podía asistir a la reunión/a los debates (como observador)
2 (substitute) sustituir
to sit in for sb sustituir a algn
This is "Morning Edition." I'm Renee Montagne sitting in for Bob Edwards I offered to sit in for someone else and split the evening watch with Earle jurors were also selected to hear the case and to sit in for any jurors who drop out during a trial
3 [+students, workers] hacer una sentada; ocupar las aulas/la fábrica etc
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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