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    Erbab is offline Member
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    Sit out in

    ''At sunrise and dusk men sit out in the plaza talking with their wives and playing with their children, a family time that contrasts with their separation for the rest of the day.''

    If it says sit in the plaza, I understand that they are inside of the plaza. And If it says sit out the plaza, I will understand that they are outside of the plaza.

    What is the meaning of sit out in?

    Also, Can I add ''This is'' to the sentece after comma? To illustrate, This is a family time that...

    Thanks for your help.

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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Re: Sit out in

    They are sitting out (not indoors) in the plaza (location).

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