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Sit on your biscuits.

English translation: sit on your buttocks | sit on your buns | sit on your butt

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English term or phrase:Sit on your biscuits.
English translation:sit on your buttocks | sit on your buns | sit on your butt
Entered by: David Russi
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02:21 Feb 8, 2009
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English term or phrase: Sit on your biscuits.
They told me: it is a "Sweet way of saying 'sit on your bum'". However, as a non-native speakr of English, I am even not sure what "sit on your bum" means. :-)

Thank you in advance for your help!
Jianming Sun
Local time: 18:51
sit on your buttocks > butt
Explanation:
The part of the anatomy you sit on...

but£tock
Pronunciation:*b*d.*k, -*t*k
Function:noun
Inflected Form:-s
Etymology:Middle English buttok * more at BUTT (end)

1 a (1) : either of the two rounded prominences separated by a median cleft that form the lower part of the back in man and consist largely of the gluteus muscles (2) : the lower part of the back made up of these prominences : SEAT — usually used in plural b buttocks plural : the corresponding part of a quadruped : RUMP

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Note added at 14 mins (2009-02-08 02:35:54 GMT)
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Never heard the expression "Sit on your biscuits", by the way, and I see precious little evidence of it on the internet.
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Local time: 04:51
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5 +8sit on your buttocks > butt
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sit on your biscuits.
sit on your buttocks > butt


Explanation:
The part of the anatomy you sit on...

but£tock
Pronunciation:*b*d.*k, -*t*k
Function:noun
Inflected Form:-s
Etymology:Middle English buttok * more at BUTT (end)

1 a (1) : either of the two rounded prominences separated by a median cleft that form the lower part of the back in man and consist largely of the gluteus muscles (2) : the lower part of the back made up of these prominences : SEAT — usually used in plural b buttocks plural : the corresponding part of a quadruped : RUMP

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Note added at 14 mins (2009-02-08 02:35:54 GMT)
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Never heard the expression "Sit on your biscuits", by the way, and I see precious little evidence of it on the internet.

David Russi
United States
Local time: 04:51
Works in field
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in category: 4
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Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  JaneTranslates: Sounds like a "cute" variant on "buns."
24 mins

agree  Lalit Sati
2 hrs

agree  Tina Vonhof: and with Jane.
2 hrs

agree  Melanie Nassar : But has more to do with being lazy, inactive, etc. than just the physical act of sitting.
3 hrs

agree  Sabine Akabayov, PhD
3 hrs

agree  Gunilla Zedigh
8 hrs

agree  NancyLynn: with Jane and Melanie
11 hrs

agree  AniseK: With Jane and Melanie. Not taking any action.
3 days1 hr
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