- 1 1.1 (seat) silla (f)(armchair)sillón (m), butaca (f) (esp Esp) dentist's chair sillón or silla de dentista sit on/in that chair siéntate en esa silla/ese sillón have o take a chair please siéntese or tome asiento por favorMore example sentences1.2
(electric chair)(AmE) [colloquial/familiar], silla (f) eléctrica he got sent to the chair lo mandaron a la silla eléctricaMore example sentences
- Cafe tables and chairs face a bench seat below a lowered ceiling that curves for an atmospheric effect.
- Four navy blue upholstered chairs surrounded a wooden coffee table that had stacks of magazines on top.
- We ordered a dining table and four chairs and were given a delivery time of two weeks.
- In a room full of students, college professors and department chairs, nervous laughter again followed.
- By the 1920's the German historical school was on its last legs but still ensconced in the professorial chairs.
- The Smiths' gift will be used for endowed chairs, professorships and student scholarships.
- 2 2.1 (at university) cátedra (f) 2.2 (in meeting) presidencia (f) to be in/take the chair presidir comments must be made through the chair los comentarios deben hacerse a través de la presidencia 2.3 (person) presidente, -ta (m,f)More example sentences
- The princess is the chair of the sister organization in the United Kingdom.
- Members will choose a new chair during the next meeting, scheduled for November 17th.
- ‘Mr Clark was the chair of the meeting and made a joke of this,’ Mr Morgan said.
- 1.1 [meeting/committee] presidirMore example sentences1.2 (carry) (BrE) llevar en or (Esp) a hombros he was chaired from the stadium by his fans sus fans lo sacaron en or (Esp) a hombros del estadio
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- The meeting was chaired by the President who welcomed a full attendance of members.
- The meeting was chaired by the president, who welcomed the members.
- Tonight I'm chairing a public meeting in Hoveton on policing issues and then tomorrow morning we have Michael Howard coming to Cromer.
- So magical had been his performance that he was chaired from the ground by his opponents as well as his own team-members!
- You've never seen anyone get to the victory stand so fast, even with his short-stop house-mate Ruben's failed effort to chair him up there.
- At the completion of the game, Warne lapped up yet another standing ovation from the 79,000-strong crowd, the champ responding in kind, bowing and blowing kisses to the crowd before a futile attempt to chair him off the ground.