There are 2 translations of sit up in Spanish:

sit up

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (in upright position) [person/patient] incorporarse; [dog] sentarse* sobre las patas traseras they are beginning to sit up and take notice of our warnings están empezando a hacer caso de nuestras advertencias that should make them sit up and take notice eso debería alertarlos 1.2 (with straight back) ponerse* derecho, enderezarse* sit up (straight) ponte derecho, enderézate 1.3 (not go to bed) we sat up till one o'clock talking nos quedamos (levantados) conversando hasta la una she sat up night after night with the sick girl pasó noche tras noche en vela cuidando a la niña enferma don't sit up for me no me esperes levantado
  • 2verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio [child/doll] sentar*
See parent entry: sit

Definition of sit up in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day erizo
m
hedgehog …
Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.

There are 2 translations of sit up in Spanish:

sit-up

Pronunciation: /ˈsɪtʌp/

n

  • (ejercicio (masculine) abdominal (masculine) or (feminine) (levantando el torso del suelo) to do sit-ups hacer* abdominales

Definition of sit up in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day erizo
m
hedgehog …
Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.