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sit through (something)
To endure the entirety of something that one is watching or attending until it is finished. I find that I can never sit through his lecture without getting distracted and doodling in my notebook. I can't believe the kids sat through the entire movie without fidgeting.
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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?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
To stay until the end of something: The children will never be able to sit through a four-hour movie.
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