to sit (down) – s’asseoir

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Infinitive: to sit
Present Participle: sitting
Past Simple: sit
Past Participle: sat

Present
Present Simple I sit
You sit
He/She/It sits
We sit
They sit
Present Continuous I am sitting
You are sitting
He/She/It is sitting
We are sitting
They are sitting
Present Perfect I have sat
You have sat
He/She/It has sat
We have sat
They have sat
Past
Past Simple I sat
You sat
He/She/It sat
We sat
They sat
Past Continuous I was sitting
You were sitting
He/She/It was sitting
We were sitting
They were sitting
Past Perfect I had sat
You had sat
He/She/It had sat
We had sat
They had sat
Future
Future Simple I will sit
You will sit
He/She/It will sit
We will sit
They will sit
Future Continuous I will be sitting
You will be sitting
He/She/It will be sitting
We will be sitting
They will be sitting
Future Perfect I will have sat
You will have sat
He/She/It will have sat
We will have sat
They will have sat
Conditional
First Same as Future Simple
Second I would sit
You would sit
He/She/It would sit
We would sit
They would sit
Third I would have sat
You would have sat
He/She/It would have sat
We would have sat
They would have sat

Useful language:

to sit on one’s laurels : rester sur ses lauriers
to sit on the fence : être indécisif, ne vouloir pas prendre position sur un sujet

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