come in and sit a spell

come in and sit a spell

An invitation to enter a particular place and relax. I'm so happy to see you! Now come in and sit a spell with me.
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Come in and sit a spell,

 and Come in and set a spell.; Come in and sit down.; Come in and take a load off your feet.
Rur. Please come in and have a seat and a visit. (The variant with set informal or folksy.) "Hi, Fred," smiled Tom, "Come in and sit a spell." Tom: I hope I'm not intruding. Bill: Not at all. Come in and set a spell.
See also: and, come, sit, spell
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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