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Phrasal Verbs: Sit

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Question 1
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The young man did nothing but sat about in the house
B
The young man did nothing but sat in the house
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Sit about. Sit about means to sit and do nothing, especially when you should be working
Question 2
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I will sit back and see what he does
B
I will sit on and see what he does
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Sit back. Sit back means to wait for something to happen without making any effort
Question 3
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
He sat by and let the fight continue
B
He sat along and let the fight continue
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Sit by. Sit by means not try to stop something
Question 4
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The queen sat for the famous painter
B
The queen sat by for the famous painter
Question 4 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Sit for. Sit for means to pose for an artist or photographer Or look after children while their parents are out
Question 5
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The prominent members sat on the committee
B
The prominent members sat with the committee
Question 5 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Sit on. Sit on means to be on a committee
Question 6
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
I sat out of the agreement
B
I sat on the agreement
Question 6 Explanation: 
The correct answer is Sit out. Sit out means not to take part
Question 7
For the context provided, select the most appropriate sentence.
A
The movie was so boring that we could not sit trough it
B
The movie was so boring that we could not sit with it
Question 7 Explanation: 
The correct answer is sit trough. Sit through means to stay till the end of something dull
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