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idioms involving sit
Sit on it
To delay action or decision
Why hasn't our supplier signed the contract yet? They are just sitting on it.
To refrain from participating
The CEO decided to sit out this round of negotiations but his assistant will participate instead.
Sit up and take notice
To suddenly pay attention
Let's announce the 2-for-1 price promotion. That'll make our customers sit up and take notice.
Did not sit well with
Did not please
The company's decision to stop giving year-end bonuses didn't sit well with the employees.
To maintain one's position without change
We should sit tight; the customer will realize that our price is fair after they see our competitor's prices.