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sitzen in English:

1. sit sit

I told you we should've gotten here earlier. Now there aren't any places left to sit.
Sit tight.
When you paint a self-portrait, you sit staring hard at yourself.
It doesn't make much sense to me that we aren't allowed to sit here.
Nietzsche spoke of "Übermenschen," not "Übermänner," so your supermen and overmen can go sit on a fencepost.
My leg cramped up as I ran down the stairs to catch a train, and I had to sit down right there in the middle of the stairway.
I sit in front of a computer screen all day, so I get pretty heavily bombarded by electro-magnetic waves.
No overseas adoptions yet? What kind of celebrity are you, anyway? Go sit at the kid's table with Kathy Griffin and Gary Busey!
An unclaimed child and his dog sit by the railroad tracks.
I mean, when I watch T. V. I'd sit in it.
Gentlemen, lift the toilet seat! Ladies also like to sit dry.
I know you're at an age where sexual desire flourishes and you want to do 'you-know-what' with 'that' but... well, sit down there.
An Englishman, a Belgian and a Dutchman enter a pub and sit down at the counter. Says the barkeeper, "Wait a minute, is this a joke or what?"
I can't go out today as I've been told to house sit.
You can do anything with mayonnaise, except sit on it.

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2. Sitting

He is sitting cross-legged.
For me, reading at home is preferable to reading sitting beside strangers in a library.
Sitting in her panther hide chair, the young woman, clad in red lingerie, was reading aloud a book titled "The Black Princess".
In early youth, as we contemplate our coming life, we are like children in a theatre before the curtain is raised, sitting there in high spirits and eagerly waiting for the play to begin.
He said he dashed this proposal off in one sitting. It's pretty sloppy.
The speaker covered the microphone with his hand and whispered something to the woman sitting beside him.
Now that I think of it, I've been asked to look at a haiku he'd written by the tipsy bloke sitting next to me on the train.
Iaido is a form of swordsmanship in which one strikes down an attacking opponent with one blow of the sword quickly drawn out of its sheath, whether the practitioner is sitting or walking.
People think completely differently when they're standing and when they're sitting.
I got along so well with the guy sitting next to me at the pub that we ended up drinking together till dawn.
How many episodes did you usually watch in one sitting?
As the young man's car was close to the fence, Miss Baker had to drive up beside it on the other side, where the girl was sitting.
The next morning, after having eaten, I thought about what had happened last night while sitting at my desk.
Oh, boy... Al-Sayib sighed. "Well, how much do you need? I've got about 10 grand just sitting in my offshore account."
Girls wearing mini-skirts, walking or sitting, are very effective eye-openers.

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