French translation of 'sitting'
- [of assembly, court, parliament]
- (in canteen)
- (= incumbent) [president]
Example Sentences Including 'sitting'
He went in, leaving the door open, and Wexall got up from where he had been sitting at the table.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
He could practically feel Lirael sitting there, three or four steps away, waiting for him to say something.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
The two women were sitting side by side at the single table in the room.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
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- (= take a seat)
⇒ She sat on the chair.
Elle s'est assise sur la chaise.
⇒ A strange woman came and sat next to her.
Une femme étrange vint s'asseoir à côté d'elle.
- (= be seated)
⇒ They sat there in shock.
Ils étaient assis là, choqués.to be sitting
⇒ She was sitting on the edge of the bed.
Elle était assise sur le bord du lit.to sit still
rester assisto sit tight
ne pas bougerto be sitting pretty (informal)
- [assembly, parliament, court]
être en séance,
- (for painter)
- (= have official position)
to sit on a committee
faire partie d'un comité
- (= be, stand)
⇒ On the table sat a box.
Sur la table reposait une boîte.
⇒ Our house sat next to a stream.
Notre maison se trouvait près d'un ruisseau.
⇒ He used to sit me on his lap.
Il me faisait asseoir sur ses genoux.
se présenter à
Example Sentences Including 'sit'
Dead or alive, R ' shiel is gone, and you can't afford to sit here wallowing in self-pity.TREASON KEEP (2001)
Ellimere was probably already waiting for him back at the Palace, since both of them were to sit in Petty Court this morning.LIRAEL: DAUGHTER OF THE CLAYR (2001)
He was comfortable now; all he had to do was sit them out.YESTERDAY'S SHADOW (2002)
Translation of sitting from the Collins English to French Dictionary