sit in


sit in
v.

1) (D; intr.) ('to attend') to sit in as (she sat in as our representative)

2) (D; intr.) to sit in for ('to replace') (she sat in for me while I was out of town)

3) (D; intr.) to sit in on ('to attend') (we sat in on a few meetings)

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['sɪt'ɪn]
(D; intr.) ('to attend') to sit in as (she sat in as our representative)
(D; intr.) to sit in for (she sat in for me while I was out of town; 'to replace')
(D; intr.) to sit in on (we sat in on a few meetings; 'to attend')

Combinatory dictionary. 2013.

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