The intransitive verb sit means "to be seated"; it does not take a direct object, and its principal forms are sit, sat, and sat.
- Last night I set the table for dinner. When I sat down for dinner, only my cat joined me.
- "I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion." (Henry David Thoreau)
(a) If a man knew anything, he would _____ in a corner and be modest.
(b) Have you _____ any goals for the new year?