Definition of 'sitter'
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He scored but missed a sitter from a yard out in the dying minutes. The Sun (2013)The two sitters share a similar confrontational pose and defiant demeanour. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Took goal beautifully moments after missing sitter. The Sun (2014)It was an absolute sitter and so costly. The Sun (2016)Missed two absolute sitters in first half. The Sun (2009)All but one of the sitters for this portrait of uncommon womanhood survived the war. Spitfire Women of World War II (2007) Missed a sitter in the second half. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Missed a sitter but had a hand in second too. The Sun (2015)And he then missed a sitter from three yards. The Sun (2016)Crucially he missed two early sitters. The Sun (2014)Yesterday, he had been on the pitch only three minutes when he missed another sitter. The Sun (2010)He's missed a few absolute sitters here. Times, Sunday Times (2006)They still didn't learn from that as they kept missing sitters in the second half! The Sun (2012)The striker missed two sitters before sparking furious scenes as he won a penalty in the 58th minute. The Sun (2016)So the striker needs to show he can become more instinctive in the penalty box because he has missed a couple of absolute sitters recently. The Sun (2009)He had the chance to prove his worth but it was not to be his night as he missed a second-half sitter from four yards. The Sun (2013)He's missed a few absolute sitters here, but kept going. The Sun (2006)He fluffed two sitters in the early exchanges, and that is where it helps having Williams. Times, Sunday Times (2014)I am encouraging her to try her hand with other models, as attempting to bring off another sitter will surely test her technique and improve her ability. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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