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    Sitting in the middle of nowhere

    Hello,

    I've heard somebody (not a native) saying "I was sitting in the middle of nowhere when I saw somebody ....".
    My question is if the verb "sit" can be used with the expression "in the middle of nowhere". Isn't it better to use "stand" or "I found myself...".
    Thank you.

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    Re: Sitting in the middle of nowhere

    Quote Originally Posted by mihallure View Post
    I've heard somebody (not a native) saying "I was sitting in the middle of nowhere when I saw somebody ....".
    My question is if the verb "sit" can be used with the expression "in the middle of nowhere".
    Yes
    Isn't it better to use "stand"
    Not if the person was sitting.
    or "I found myself...".
    Not if the speaker wishes to make clear that s/he was sitting.

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