HyperDic: sit_in

English > 2 senses of the expression sit in:
VERBstativesit inattend as a visitor
socialsit inparticipate in an act of civil disobedience
English > sit in: 2 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningattend as a visitor.
PatternSomebody ----s PP
Example"Can I sit in on your Intermediate Hittite class?"
Broaderattend, go toBe present at (meetings, church services, university) , etc.
Spanishasistir de oyente
English > sit in: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningParticipate in an act of civil disobedience.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderdisobeyrefuse to go along with
Nounssit-ina form of civil disobedience in which demonstrators occupy seats and refuse / refuse to move

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