The 'sit' group
These verbs indicate the position or posture of someone or something.
hang lie sit stand
Behind him a man was lying dead, struck in the head by the bullet intended for Sharpe.
Her Bronco still sits unused in the garage.
He finished the call and Jessica stood motionless, waiting.
The following adjectives are frequently used with one or more of these verbs.
awake comatose crooked dead defenceless flat forlorn helpless motionless neglected prone prostrate proud senseless speechless sprawled still stock-still straight transfixed unconscious undisturbed unfinished unopened untouched unused upright