sit out

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sit out(
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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
1. (to not participate en)
a. no participar en
Should we deal you in? - No, I'm going to sit this hand out.¿Te doy cartas? - No, no voy a participar en esta ronda.
b. no jugar en
Johnson sat out the last three games due to an injury.Johnson no jugó en los últimos tres partidos debido a una herida.
2. (to wait out)
a. sentarse a esperar que pase
There was a restaurant on the beach where we went to sit out the downpour.Había un restaurante junto a la playa donde fuimos a sentarnos a esperar que pasara el aguacero.
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
3. (to be outside)
a. sentarse fuera (person)
It was a beautiful day to sit out in the yard and relax.Era un día lindo para sentarnos fuera en el jardín y relajarnos.
b. pasar tiempo fuera (food)
Don't let the sauce sit out too long or it'll go bad.No dejes que la salsa pase demasiado tiempo fuera o se pondrá mala.
c. quedar fuera
Don't let the ham sit out, or the dog will get to it.No dejes que el jamón quede fuera, o se lo comerá el perro.
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sit out
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
1. (not participate in)
a. saltarse
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (in garden)
a. sentarse fuera
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sit out
transitive verb
1 (not take part in) [+dance] no bailar; (Dep) [+game, event] no participar en
let's sit this dance out no bailemos esta vez
he had to sit out the whole season due to injury he had to sit out the match on the touchline because of injury American sprinter Butch Reynolds will have to sit out this summer's Barcelona Olympics
2 (endure) aguantar
he decided to sit the war out in Brussels decidió aguantar en Bruselas hasta que terminara la guerra
to sit out a strike they ignored evacuation orders and sat out highly dangerous hurricanes in their flimsy homes the ruling family and the government were sitting out the occupation in Saudi Arabia
to sit it out aguantarse
The threat of flooding now looms in southeast Texas, but some will not be scared away,and plan to sit it out we'll just have to sit it out and hope that the weather clears Couples who choose to create better relationships apart do better for themselves than those who choose to sit it out regardless
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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