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sitting

['sɪtɪŋ] брит. / амер.

  1. сущ.

    1. заседание, собрание, совещание

    2. сеанс (позирования и т. п.)

      1. высиживание цыплят

      2. яйца, которые высиживает наседка; выводок

    3. сидячее место, сиденье

  2. прил.

    1. высиживающий (птенцов), сидящий (на гнезде)

    2. занимающий (пост, должность)

      1. предназначенный для сиденья

      2. сидячий (о позе)

      3. выполняемый из положения сидя

Learning (En-Ru)

sitting

['sɪtɪŋ]

n

  1. смена (в столовой для приёма пищи)

  2. заседание

    • at a sitting — в один присест
    • to read a book at a single sitting — прочесть книгу в один присест

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It's easier to be out in the fuss, that's all, than sitting home listening to it.'
Просто в деле отвлекаешься, только и всего; так легче, чем сидеть дома и слушать эту волынку.
Waters, Sarah / The Night WatchУотерс, Сара / Ночной дозор
Ночной дозор
Уотерс, Сара
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
© А. Сафронов, перевод с английского, 2008
© Издание на русском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2008
The Night Watch
Waters, Sarah
© 2006 by Sarah Waters
"My little surprise, it's sitting there behind the door, he-he-he!
- Сюрпризик-с, вот тут, за дверью у меня сидит, хе-хе-хе!
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / Crime and PunishmentДостоевский, Фёдор / Преступление и наказание
Преступление и наказание
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1970
Crime and Punishment
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
© 2009 Rhodes Media
He was sitting on the edge of the wooden pavement and held his head propped in both hands, with his elbows on his knees.
Он сидел на приступке деревянного тротуара и обеими руками, опершись локтями на колена, поддерживал свою голову.
Dostoevsky, Fyodor / The Insulted and InjuredДостоевский, Фёдор / Униженные и оскорблённые
Униженные и оскорблённые
Достоевский, Фёдор
© "Государственное издательство художественной литературы", 1955
The Insulted and Injured
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
And as if in truth he were sitting there on the terrace he edged a little towards Clarissa; put his hand out; raised it; let it fall.
И, будто и в самом деле он сидит на террасе, он слегка наклонился к Клариссе; вытянул руку; поднял; уронил.
Woolf, Virginia / Mrs DallowayВульф, Вирджиния / Миссис Дэллоуэй
Миссис Дэллоуэй
Вульф, Вирджиния
© Художественная литература, 1989
Mrs Dalloway
Woolf, Virginia
© CRW Publishing Limited 2003
They spent the next day, and the next, sitting in the cramped main room of the hostel listening to the wind-driven rain slashing at the walls and roof, all the while under the watchful eyes of Brendig and his soldiers.
Путники провели следующие два дня в тесном общем зале гостиницы, прислушиваясь к унылому стуку дождя по крыше и стеклам, под неусыпным наблюдением Брендига и его солдат.
Eddings, David / Pawn of ProphecyЭддингс, Дэвид / Обретение чуда
Обретение чуда
Эддингс, Дэвид
Pawn of Prophecy
Eddings, David
© 1982 by David Eddings
I stayed for over an hour sitting on one of the two rush-bottom chairs which had been placed by the window.
Я сидел уже с час и больше, и сидел у окна на одном из двух приставленных к окну плетеных стульев.
Достоевский, Фёдор / ПодростокDostoevsky, Fyodor / A Raw Youth
A Raw Youth
Dostoevsky, Fyodor
Подросток
Достоевский, Фёдор
© Издательство "Советская Россия", 1979
She couldn't see from where she was sitting.
Со своего места она Порватого видеть не могла.
King, Stephen / CellКинг, Стивен / Мобильник
Мобильник
Кинг, Стивен
Cell
King, Stephen
© 2006 by Stephen King
Just people, standing, sitting, wandering about.
Обыкновенные люди, стоят, сидят, прохаживаются.
Wilson, Paul Francis / ConspiraciesВилсон, Пол Фрэнсис / Бездна
Бездна
Вилсон, Пол Фрэнсис
Conspiracies
Wilson, Paul Francis
© 2000 by F. Paul Wilson
And while I was sitting there, watching through the glass while Mrs Sheets finished up with the girl that was before me, I thought up a good reason not to go in.'
И пока я сидела, а миссис Щитс беседовала с другой девочкой, я придумала веское оправдание, чтобы не пойти.
King, Stephen / Dolores ClaiborneКинг, Стивен / Долорес Клэйборн
Долорес Клэйборн
Кинг, Стивен
© Copyright Stephen King, 1993
© перевод с английского Е.Харитоновой, 1995
Dolores Claiborne
King, Stephen
© Copyright Stephen King, 1993
I shuddered, went into the big hall sitting room of the house, selected "Pancoast's Family Practice of Medicine" from a bookcase, and began to read.
Я вздрогнул, вошел в большую гостиную, взял с полки "Домашнее руководство по медицине" Панкоста и начал читать.
O.Henry / Let Me Feel your PulseГенри, О. / Дайте пощупать ваш пульс!
Дайте пощупать ваш пульс!
Генри, О.
Let Me Feel your Pulse
O.Henry
I gained my feet, scooping my sword up; watched Captain Jack struggle up to hands and knees, then haul himself into a sitting position, facing me.
Я встала и спрятала меч в ножны. Капитан Джек, кряхтя и постанывая, тяжело встал сначала на четвереньки, потом поднялся на ноги.
Saintcrow, Lilith / Working for the DevilСэйнткроу, Лилит / Контракт с дьяволом
Контракт с дьяволом
Сэйнткроу, Лилит
© 2005 by Lilith Saintcrow
© Перевод, С. Теремязева, 2009
© Издание на руском языке, ООО "Издательство "Эксмо", 2009
Working for the Devil
Saintcrow, Lilith
© 2005 by Lilith Saintcrow
He’d been sitting there beside the shortwave radio, we’s all sitting there, and he said lesson’s gone,’ and went across the road to his shop-where the Gammy Bird office is now-and stayed there by himself all night.
Он сидел там возле коротковолнового приемника. Сказал: «Джейсона больше нет», и пошел через дорогу в свою мастерскую, где сейчас «Болтушка». Он просидел там всю ночь один.
Proulx, Annie / The Shipping NewsПрул, Энни / Корабельные новости
Корабельные новости
Прул, Энни
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
© Издание на русском языке, перевод. ЗАО ТИД "Амфора", 2005
The Shipping News
Proulx, Annie
© 1993 by Annie Proulx
It's... I don't know, one day you just start having less fun while you're sitting there, tapping the keys.
Дело в том… ну, не знаю, приходит день, когда ты получаешь меньше удовольствия, сидя за столом, стуча по клавишам пишущей машинки.
King, Stephen / The Dark Tower 6: The Song of SusannahКинг, Стивен / Темная башня 6: Песнь Сюзанны
Темная башня 6: Песнь Сюзанны
Кинг, Стивен
The Dark Tower 6: The Song of Susannah
King, Stephen
© 2004 by Stephen King
Gone was the small, dark-haired man sitting in the passenger's seat.
Низкорослый темноволосый человек исчез.
De Lint, Charles / Someplace To Be FlyingДе Линт, Чарльз / Покинутые небеса
Покинутые небеса
Де Линт, Чарльз
Someplace To Be Flying
De Lint, Charles
© 1998 by Charles de Lint
Zoya was sitting by her, the folds of her skirt arranged precisely about her, and her little hands clasped on her knees. Uvar Ivanovitch was reposing in the attic on a wide and comfortable divan, known as a 'samo-son' or 'dozer."
Зоя сидела возле нее, аккуратно расправив юбку и сложив на коленях ручки Увар Иванович почивал в мезонине на широком и удобном диване, получившем прозвище "Самосон".
Turgenev, I.S. / On the eveТургенев, И.С. / Накануне
Накануне
Тургенев, И.С.
© Издательство "Художественная литература", 1976
On the eve
Turgenev, I.S.
© 1st World Library, 2008

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'sɪtɪŋNounзаседание; собрание; совещание

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Collocations

be sitting pretty
быть в выгодной или удачной позиции
be sitting pretty
хорошо устроиться
bed-sitting room
жилая комната
bed-sitting room
студия
joint sitting
совместное заседание
judicial sitting
судебное заседание
open sitting
открытое заседание
opening sitting
открытие
opening sitting
первое заседание
public sitting
открытое заседание
sitting judge
судья в заседании
sitting judge
судья при исполнении служебных обязанностей
sitting judge
судья, участвующий в рассмотрении дела
sitting of the court
судебное заседание
sitting position
положение сидя

Word forms

sit

verb
Basic forms
Pastsat
Imperativesit
Present Participle (Participle I)sitting
Past Participle (Participle II)sat
Present Indefinite, Active Voice
I sitwe sit
you sityou sit
he/she/it sitsthey sit
Present Continuous, Active Voice
I am sittingwe are sitting
you are sittingyou are sitting
he/she/it is sittingthey are sitting
Present Perfect, Active Voice
I have satwe have sat
you have satyou have sat
he/she/it has satthey have sat
Present Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I have been sittingwe have been sitting
you have been sittingyou have been sitting
he/she/it has been sittingthey have been sitting
Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I satwe sat
you satyou sat
he/she/it satthey sat
Past Continuous, Active Voice
I was sittingwe were sitting
you were sittingyou were sitting
he/she/it was sittingthey were sitting
Past Perfect, Active Voice
I had satwe had sat
you had satyou had sat
he/she/it had satthey had sat
Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I had been sittingwe had been sitting
you had been sittingyou had been sitting
he/she/it had been sittingthey had been sitting
Future Indefinite, Active Voice
I shall/will sitwe shall/will sit
you will sityou will sit
he/she/it will sitthey will sit
Future Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will be sittingwe shall/will be sitting
you will be sittingyou will be sitting
he/she/it will be sittingthey will be sitting
Future Perfect, Active Voice
I shall/will have satwe shall/will have sat
you will have satyou will have sat
he/she/it will have satthey will have sat
Future Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I shall/will have been sittingwe shall/will have been sitting
you will have been sittingyou will have been sitting
he/she/it will have been sittingthey will have been sitting
Future in the Past Indefinite, Active Voice
I should/would sitwe should/would sit
you would sityou would sit
he/she/it would sitthey would sit
Future in the Past Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would be sittingwe should/would be sitting
you would be sittingyou would be sitting
he/she/it would be sittingthey would be sitting
Future in the Past Perfect, Active Voice
I should/would have satwe should/would have sat
you would have satyou would have sat
he/she/it would have satthey would have sat
Future in the Past Perfect Continuous, Active Voice
I should/would have been sittingwe should/would have been sitting
you would have been sittingyou would have been sitting
he/she/it would have been sittingthey would have been sitting
Present Indefinite, Passive Voice
I am satwe are sat
you are satyou are sat
he/she/it is satthey are sat
Present Continuous, Passive Voice
I am being satwe are being sat
you are being satyou are being sat
he/she/it is being satthey are being sat
Present Perfect, Passive Voice
I have been satwe have been sat
you have been satyou have been sat
he/she/it has been satthey have been sat
Past Indefinite, Passive Voice
I was satwe were sat
you were satyou were sat
he/she/it was satthey were sat
Past Continuous, Passive Voice
I was being satwe were being sat
you were being satyou were being sat
he/she/it was being satthey were being sat
Past Perfect, Passive Voice
I had been satwe had been sat
you had been satyou had been sat
he/she/it had been satthey had been sat
Future Indefinite, Passive Voice
I shall/will be satwe shall/will be sat
you will be satyou will be sat
he/she/it will be satthey will be sat
Future Perfect, Passive Voice
I shall/will have been satwe shall/will have been sat
you will have been satyou will have been sat
he/she/it will have been satthey will have been sat

sitting

noun
SingularPlural
Common casesittingsittings
Possessive casesitting'ssittings'