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back seat

Translation of back seat in Spanish:


  • asiento (masculine) trasero
    asiento (masculine) de atrás
    to take a back seat [colloquial]
    mantenerse al margen
    dejar que otros asuman las responsibilidades ( or toman las decisiones etc. )
    she's not the sort to take a back seat to anybody
    no es de las que se dejan relegar a un segundo plano
    educational value seems to have taken a back seat to the economy
    parece que el valor educativo ha estado subordinado a lo económico
    (before noun) back-seat driver
    (pasajero que importuna al conductor con sus indicaciones)
    Example sentences
    • Why pay company car tax on a normal estate car if the back seats are folded flat all the time to facilitate load handling?
    • Those back seats swivel round too, allowing you to open the boot and create instant, sheltered, picnic seating.
    • It would be a versatile vehicle to own especially with the movable back seats.
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