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sit-down strike/protest

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishsit-down strike/protestsit-down strike/protestSTOP WORKING/GO ON STRIKEa protest in which people sit down, especially to block a road or other public place, until their demands are considered or agreed tosit-in sit-down
Examples from the Corpus
sit-down strike/protestNearly 1,000 fans staged a sit-down protest calling for Branfoot's head, despite the victory sealed by Richard Hall's header.
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