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    matilda Guest

    Talking 31-they sat him down

    Dear all

    Hello

    What does it mean when they say?

    They sat him down.

    Is there any force in this action? Or is it just asking him? And where is it used?


    Thanks a million

    Matilda

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: 31-they sat him down

    There could be force, but pressure/asking strongly would be enough.

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    Default Re: 31-they sat him down

    example: They sat him down and gently explained that his wife was dead.

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    Default Re: 31-they sat him down

    used to break bad news, to console, anything where the outcome is not good.

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