Translation of seat in Spanish:
- 1(place to sit)please have o take a seatplease take your seats for dinnertome asiento, por favor [formal]siéntese, por favorI took a seat at the backpasen a la mesa, por favorI had a window seatme senté en el fondoI've got two seats for tonight's performanceme tocó un asiento junto a la ventanillathere aren't any seats lefttengo dos entradas para la función de esta noche(in cinema)no quedan localidades(in bus)he kindly gave me his seat can you keep my seat for me?no quedan asientosto take a back seat¿me guardas el lugar or el asiento?mantenerse al margendejar que otros asuman las responsabilidades ( or tomen las decisiones etc)Example sentences
- I sat down in the white chair while Dr. Clark took a seat on a stool that sat to my left.
- The stone furniture includes cupboards, beds and seats.
- Benches are more flexible than stools or individual seats because you can squeeze in more people along them.
- Some audience members took their seats more than 30 minutes ago.
- He has removed reclining seats, so now passengers have to endure the whole flight sitting up straight.
- In that case the seating available for passengers comprised three single seats and a bench seat 7 ft 4 ins in length.
- 2 2.1(of chair)2.2 to fly by the seat of one's pantsdejarse guiar por el instintoExample sentences2.3 (buttocks) [euphemistic]
Example sentences2.4 (of rider) See examples: to have a good seat
- As she was doing this, the instructor worked her tail through a hole in the seat of the garment.
- And for extra room in the seat, try jeans with a low waist, low pockets and a bit of a flare around the ankle.
- The girl sighed at the dark stain that covered the seat of her pants.
to lose one's seatmontar biencaerse del caballoExample sentences
- They tossed beach balls to one another between the decks and nibbled on cucumber sandwiches as they shook sand from the towels covering their seats.
- The package Campbell had brought the night before rested unassumingly on the seat of my chair.
- Artemis sat on top of the back of a chair, his bare feet resting on the seat.
- Invariably they have cushioned seats and foot rests.
- 3 3.1 (Politics) the Republicans won/lost the seatto have a seat on a committeelos republicanos obtuvieron/perdieron el escaño ( or la banca etc)3.2ser miembro de una comisión(constituency) (British English)Example sentences
- Of all state legislative seats nationwide, Republicans had won or were leading in 3,647, Democrats in 3,630.
- In all, there were 153 congressional and state legislative seats in play in California last November.
- Only half of the 60 seats in the Legislative Council, the lawmaking body, are elected directly.
- In 1945 he won the safe Tory parliamentary seat of Chislehurst for Labour.
- When he was 21, his father bought him a parliamentary seat for the Irish borough of Cashel.
- We will be standing in all 59 parliamentary seats across Scotland.
- 4 4.1(center)the seat of governmentuniversities and other seats of learningla sede del gobierno4.2las universidades y otros centros de enseñanza or [literary] templos del saberExample sentences
- Her brother and mother have sent her to the Castlewood seat in the country; to be away from the attentions of the Prince.
- Kilkenny castle was built in the 12th century and was the principal seat of the Butlers until 1935.
- The beck breaks to the surface at the site of the former seat of the city's textile industry.
- He regarded it as the principal seat of the soul and the place in which all our thoughts are formed.
- Strasbourg is a central seat of administration for them, that's right, just as it is for the European Commission.
- 1 1.1(child)the usher will seat youplease be seated [formal]el acomodador le indicará su asientoto remain seatedtomen asiento, por favor [formal]to seat oneself [formal]permanecer sentado1.2 (have room for)tomar asiento [formal]sentarse(auditorium)how many does the bus seat?tener cabida or capacidad parathis table seats 6¿cuántas plazas or cuántos asientos tiene el autobús?en esta mesa caben seis personasExample sentences
- (By the way, the theatre seats three hundred and fifteen or six hundred and thirty over two nights).
- But estate cars usually seat just five, and this good-looking car seats seven.
- Business needs are well-catered for with seven meeting rooms and four theatres seating a maximum of 1340 people.
- They seated the audience on a hillside and the action of the play took place in a grassy circle.
- One of McRae's other decisions is to seat the audience on both sides of the long, narrow stage, one section facing the other.
- Where else would he seat his guests for his famous five-course suppers?
- 2 2.1 (locate) (usually passive) a concept deeply seated in the national psyche2.2 (fit, fix)un concepto muy arraigado en la idiosincracia nacionalExample sentences
- It would be unwise to assume that this test proves that you can get better pistol accuracy by simply seating the bullet out further.
- She flipped the second safety off before seating it in the holster and stood up.
- When installed properly, your Toyota hubcaps should be evenly seated around the edge of the wheel.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in India
Most popular in Pakistan
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Mezcal is an alcoholic drink similar to