Definition of 'sit up'
Example sentences containing 'sit up'
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As he tried to sit up, a sharp pain speared through his head. CODE BREAKERBut the thought of her mum actually going made Ann sit up with shock. IN REAL LIFEHe brought her a cup of coffee from an automatic pot, helped her sit up enough to drink the bitter liquid. THE SERPENT'S MARK
She would not give up her enormous roll top bath for some old-lady shower thing with a sit-up bath. JUST BETWEEN US (2002)
"That's cool," Alex said, exhaling loudly with each sit-up. A FEW SHORT NOTES ON TROPICAL BUTTERFLIES (2002)
Translations for 'sit up'
British English: sit-up NOUN
Sit-ups are exercises that you do to strengthen your stomach muscles. They involve sitting up from a lying position while keeping your legs straight on the floor.
He does 100 sit-ups each day.
Definition of sit up from the Collins English Dictionary
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