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sit-down

a form of civil disobedience in which demonstrators sit down in a public place as a protest or to draw attention to a cause
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In photos he posted on Instagram, Guidicelli could be seen having a sit-down meeting with the President.
The research team looked at more than 13,500 meals on the menus of 21 sit-down restaurants and six fast-food chains.
Sit-down restaurants were five times more likely to offer high-calorie meals of 1,000kcal or more than fast-food restaurants, the research found.
The final session of the evening was the Cosmo X Masaba sit-down dinner at the Nizwan Suite, Taj Palace.
Day two kicked off with an exclusive, Cosmo X Vogue Eyewear sit-down lunch for the fashion-blogger community.
The first recorded sit-down in the US was actually in 1906 among General Electric workers of Schenectady, New York.
News of the brief sit-down spread throughout the plant.
'A small group, frustrated by the lack of media attention, began a sit-down protest.
"The high point of our protest was when we moved the sit-down action into the Diet building itself," recalled Masumoto.
He is seeking to host a sit-down on a "neutral site" between the three Republican speaker candidates.