Last modified on 19 August 2014, at 23:28

sit on



sit on

  1. (idiomatic) To block, suppress, restrain.
    The chairman sat on the report until the end of the legislative session.
  2. (idiomatic, informal) To restrain (a person).
    He started to act up, but she sat on him.
  3. (idiomatic) To take no action on
    I sent the boss my proposal three weeks ago and he's been just sitting on it.