sit still



sit still ‎(third-person singular simple present sits still, present participle sitting still, simple past and past participle sat still)

  1. To remain motionless.
    The dog wouldn't sit still while I gave him a bath.
  2. (idiomatic) To accept, tolerate, or acquiesce.
    I'm not going to sit still and let him treat me this way.
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