sit in judgement

sit in judgement
assume the right to judge someone, especially in a critical manner.

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  • sit in judgement — ( ● judge …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit in judgement on — judge someone s actions, evaluate    Gary is afraid because you sit in judgement on whatever he does …   English idioms

  • sit in judgement (on somebody) — sit in ˈjudgement (on/over/upon sb) idiom to decide whether sb s behaviour is right or wrong, especially when you have no right to do this • How dare you sit in judgement on me? Main entry: ↑sitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit in judgement (over somebody) — sit in ˈjudgement (on/over/upon sb) idiom to decide whether sb s behaviour is right or wrong, especially when you have no right to do this • How dare you sit in judgement on me? Main entry: ↑sitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit in judgement (upon somebody) — sit in ˈjudgement (on/over/upon sb) idiom to decide whether sb s behaviour is right or wrong, especially when you have no right to do this • How dare you sit in judgement on me? Main entry: ↑sitidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • sit in judgement on — judge, preside over a trial …   English contemporary dictionary

  • sit — W1S1 [sıt] v past tense and past participle sat [sæt] present participle sitting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(in a chair etc)¦ 2¦(objects/buildings etc)¦ 3¦(do nothing)¦ 4¦(committee/parliament etc)¦ 5¦(meeting)¦ 6¦(animal/bird)¦ 7¦(look after)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • judgement — (also judgment esp. in AmE) noun 1 decision/opinion ADJECTIVE ▪ accurate ▪ balanced (esp. BrE) ▪ impartial, independent, objective ▪ …   Collocations dictionary

  • judgement — n. also: judgment 1) to display, exercise, show judgement (she always exercises good judgement) 2) to form, make a judgement 3) to hand down, pass, pronounce, render judgement on 4) to sit in judgement on 5) to reserve judgement 6) good;… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • sit — v. & n. v. (sitting; past and past part. sat) 1 intr. adopt or be in a position in which the body is supported more or less upright by the buttocks resting on the ground or a raised seat etc., with the thighs usu. horizontal. 2 tr. cause to sit;… …   Useful english dictionary

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