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sit on

verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento

Traducción de sit on en español:

  • 1 (be member of) [committee/jury] formar parte de, ser* miembro de
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] 2.1 (withhold) [information/document] mantener* oculto 2.2 (fail to deal with) [application/claim] no dar* trámite a, retener* the banks like to sit on foreign currency los bancos suelen retener las divisas el mayor tiempo posible they've been sitting on my letter for weeks hace semanas que recibieron mi carta y no han hecho nada al respecto
  • 3 [colloquial/familiar] 3.1 [proposal/plan] rechazar* 3.2 [person/employee] (crush) bajarle los humos a [colloquial/familiar], poner* en su lugar or en su sitio; (silence) hacer* callar
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