sit down on (someone or something)

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sit down on (someone or something)

1. To assume a sitting position on top of someone or something. There were no chairs left, so I had to sit down on the coffee table during the party. The woman said she was feeling dizzy, so I told her to sit down on the curb for a minute.
2. To place or set someone or something down on top of someone or something else. In this usage, a noun or pronoun is used between "sit" and "down." The father set the child down on chair in the corner of the room for a time-out. The coach came over and sat a big sandbag down on me to make it harder to do pushups.
See also: down, on, sit

sit down on something

to be seated on something. Please sit down on this chair and wait until you are called. I don't want to sit down on this hard bench.
See also: down, on, sit
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A If you're serious, then it's time to sit her down and have the big conversation.
I think you've got to sit her down and have a really good talk to her to try to find out as much as you can about what has been happening.
Sit her down at a good moment and tell her exactly how you feel.
The poor mite is now on anti-depressants, when all that's needed is to sit her down and explain that we don't always get what we want - a valuable lesson.
If you could sit her down, what would you say to Eleanor today?
You need to sit her down and tell her, gently, that you are worried she has got the wrong idea.
Sit her down and find out what she really thinks and if there's any evidence for her fears.
But you really have to sit her down and explain what's bugging you.
Next time he doesn't show, sit her down, give her a cuddle, and say you need her to try to understand his behaviour isn't a rejection of her.