You cannot translate this phrase literally.
Sit back and watch from a distance.
Sit back and observe from a distance.
Sit back and watch the drama from a distance.
Sit back and watch the fights from a distance.
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**** I will try to post my Yahoo answers here whenever I have time. It is amazing how many questions I have answered and how many of them have been removed. It is hard to keep up with this removal rate.