sit through


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sit through something

to remain seated and in attendance for all of something, even though it is boring or poorly done. I can't stand to sit through that class one more time! Do I have to sit through the whole lecture?
See also: sit

sit through something

to stay until the end of something It's hard for little kids to sit through a whole baseball game.
Usage notes: often said about something you do not enjoy: We had to sit through another boring lecture.
See also: sit

sit through

v.
To stay until the end of something: The children will never be able to sit through a four-hour movie.
See also: sit