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sit-up

(sĭt′ŭp′)
n.
A physical exercise in which one uses the abdominal muscles to raise the torso from a supine to a sitting position and then lies back down again without moving the legs.
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sit′-up`



n.
an exercise in which a person lies flat on the back, lifts the torso to a sitting position, and then lies flat again without changing the position of the legs: formerly done with the legs straight but now usu. done with the knees bent.
[1835–45]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sit-up - a stomach exercise in which a person sits up from a supine position without using the arms for leveragesit-up - a stomach exercise in which a person sits up from a supine position without using the arms for leverage
stomach exercise, tummy crunch - an exercise designed to strengthen the abdominal muscles
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Translations

sit-up

[ˈsɪtʌp] Nabdominal m
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sit-up

n (Sport) → Sit-up m; to do sit-upsSit-ups machen
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sit-up

n ejercicio abdominal, abdominal m (fam)
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Summary: Indore (Madhya Pradesh) [India], July 24 (ANI): The Indore Police on Tuesday paraded two men and made them do sit-ups for allegedly stabbing a 20-year-old man to death.
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Teams from the armies of 19 countries, including Pakistan, will participate in the contests that include push-ups, sit-ups, chin-ups and combat efficiency test.
For those of us who find half an hour difficult to spare, there are ways to incorporate it into our everyday lifestyle: walk or cycle to work rather than drive, or get off the bus a stop early; use the stairs instead of the lift; do some sit-ups or push-ups in front of the TV; use your lunch break as an excuse for a brisk walk to the shops and back.
Ramos or FVR, as he is also widely known, still plays golf with vigor aside from doing push-ups and sit-ups from time to time to keep him in shape.
Patna: An elephant trampled its mahout to death in Bihar on Monday after he asked the tusker to do sit-ups under the influence of liquor.
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The popular outrage on social media with the catchphrase is trending after the senior teacher was being filmed doing sit-ups holding ears on the asking of the local MP.