sit in for

sit in for
temporarily carry out the duties of.
sit

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  • sit in for — sit in (for (someone)) to do someone s job or fulfill a responsibility for them. The vice president will sit in for the president at today s meeting. Their drummer was sick so they asked if I could sit in …   New idioms dictionary

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  • sit in for — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms sit in for : present tense I/you/we/they sit in for he/she/it sits in for present participle sitting in for past tense sat in for past participle sat in for sit in for someone to take the place of someone… …   English dictionary

  • sit in for — verb To substitute; to take somebodys place. Can you sit in for him while hes gone? …   Wiktionary

  • sit in for someone — sit in (for (someone)) to do someone s job or fulfill a responsibility for them. The vice president will sit in for the president at today s meeting. Their drummer was sick so they asked if I could sit in …   New idioms dictionary

  • sit in for somebody — ˌsit ˈin for sb derived to do sb s job or perform their duties while they are away, sick, etc. Syn: stand in for Main entry: ↑sitderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit in for — I ll be sitting in for Tim while he s away Syn: stand in for, fill in for, cover for, substitute for; informal sub for …   Thesaurus of popular words

  • sit up for — (Roget s IV) Syn. wait up for, stay up for, wait for; see wait 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • sit up for — {v. phr.} To wait until after the usual bedtime for someone s return. * /Mrs. Smith always sits up for her two daughters, no matter how late it is./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

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