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English translation of 'sentarse'

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Verb Table reflexive verb
1.  [persona] to sitsit downseat o.s. (formal)
¡siéntese! (do) sit downtake a seat
sentémonos aquí let’s sit (down) here
se sentó a comer she sat down to eat
2.  [sedimento] to settle
3.  [tiempo] to settlesettle downclear up
4.  (Architecture)
[cimientos] to settle
[cimientos] to settle
See also sentar

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Example Sentences Including 'sentarse'

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En España no existe la tradición de sentarse a desayunar tranquilamente con la tele encendida.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Fue preciso cruzar aquel ambiente borrascoso, elegir una pequeña mesa y sentarse.
Rosa Chacel Teresa
Ha de sentarse previamente, para entender todo esto, que las vacaciones son radicalmente incómodas.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1994)
Nada menos que 26 personas, entre ex dirigentes socialistas y empresarios, tendrán que sentarse en el banquillo de los acusados.
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)
Rob Krier colocó un templete al borde del lago cuya única función era la invitación a sentarse en la habitación de su cúpula superior para contemplar el jardín.
Javier Maderuelo Raso El espacio raptado
Se arrojó del almohadón y corrió locamente por el pa-sillo; volvió a sentarse y a sonreír, lloriqueando entre su sonrisa.
Rosa Chacel Teresa
UNIVERSIDAD Eduardo Zaplana abandona un acto al no dejarle presidirlo El rector alicantino impidió al presidente valenciano sentarse en la mesa para inaugurar el nuevo curso
El Mundo del Siglo Veintiuno (1996)

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'sentarse' in Other Languages

British English: sit /sɪt/ VERB
If you are sitting somewhere, for example in a chair, your weight is supported by your buttocks rather than your feet.
He was sitting on the floor.
  • American English: sit
  • Arabic: يَقْعِدُ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: sentar-se
  • Chinese:
  • Croatian: sjediti
  • Czech: sedět
  • Danish: sidde
  • Dutch: zitten
  • European Spanish: sentarse
  • Finnish: istua
  • French: être assis
  • German: sitzen
  • Greek: κάθομαι
  • Italian: sedere
  • Japanese: 座る
  • Korean: 앉다
  • Norwegian: sitte
  • Polish: usiąść
  • European Portuguese: sentar-se
  • Romanian: a ședea
  • Russian: сидеть
  • Latin American Spanish: sentarse
  • Swedish: sitta
  • Thai: นั่ง
  • Turkish: oturmak
  • Ukrainian: сидіти
  • Vietnamese: ngồi


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