Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Seat"

The meaning of "Seat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: There was a “free seat”, so she sat down. it means an empty seat? ne anlama geliyor?
A: Yes. Free seat = empty seat
Q: I shifted uneasily in my seat ne anlama geliyor?
A: You were nervous, afraid, not comfortable, scared, etc.
Q: seat ne anlama geliyor?
A: assento (lugar pra sentar; ex.: banco, cadeira, etc.).
Q: He held a seat at Harvard and worked at the Smithsonian and was extremely well-connected ne anlama geliyor?
A: @Ri-na

He held a seat at Harvard = he was a professor at Harvard
worked at the Smithsonian = (the Smithsonian Institute)
and was extremely well-connected = he knew a lot of important people in his field.
Q: Being airborne in my seat once every 10 minutes on an overnight bus ride from Karkarvitta to Kathmandu.  ne anlama geliyor?
A: Airborne means lifted up in the air. Think of how you are moved upward when you hit a bump in the road. In this sentence, this happened one time for each ten minutes. An overnight bus ride means that the trip took place completely during the nighttime.

Example sentences using "Seat"

Q: by the seat of one's pants ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: I had no idea how to do it,I was just flying by the seat of my pants.
Q: seat and sit. ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Please have a seat./Please, take your seat.
Please, sit down.
Sit on the floor for a while.
Students, please sit according to the seat plan.
Q: have a seat ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Please have a seat the show is about to begin.

Have a seat the person behind you cannot see.

You have been standing for too long please have a seat.
Q: Take a seat ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: Welcome to the class! Please ( have/take) a seat.
The doctor will be with you in a minute. Take a seat.

Q: sit and seat ile örnek cümleler göster.
A: You're welcome. :)

Synonyms of "Seat" and their differences

Q: take a seat ve have a seat ve sit on the chair arasındaki fark nedir?
A: These are all the same. Please take a seat everyone. Have a seat, make yourself at home. Is a common expression. Children! Sit in your chairs! Might be said by a teacher.
Q: Please have a seat. ve Please sit down. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: The first one sounds more inviting and less commanding.
Q: Would you save a seat? ve Save a seat, would you? arasındaki fark nedir?
A: same meaning but the first is a little more polite.
"save a seat, would you" is more likely to be addressed to a close friend. For anyone you would call "さん" or "さま", you would use "Would you save a seat?"
Q: take a seat ve have a seat arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "Take a seat" is like a command. example: the teacher told the students, "please take a seat and we'll start math." "Have a seat" is more like a polite request. Example: the business woman saw her client came into her office. "Welcome! Please, have a seat. I will help you in a minute."
Q: I didn't find an empty seat. ve I didn't find any empty seats. arasındaki fark nedir?
A: "I didn't find an empty seat" implies that you didn't find 1 empty seat to sit in. "I didn't find any empty seats" implies that you were looking for more than 1 empty seat

Translations of "Seat"

Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? as long as seat is available, you can register
A: As long as a seat is available, you can (may) register. [If no seat is available, then you cannot (may not) register.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? I saved you a seat.
I saved your seat.

which one does sound natural?
are they both commonly used?
A: I would use “I saved you a seat” when the person came after you. I would use “ I saved your seat” when a person was there, got up, and then came back. That was a bad explanation I’m sorry.😂
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? ‎Does it sound natural?
There is no fixed seat assignment. It's first arrive first choose. You may choose any seat you want if you arrive early.
A: There are no assigned seats. If you come first, you choose first. You can choose any seat if you arrive early.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (ABD) da nasıl dersiniz? I’m afraid but this seat is reserved.
A: @ahmitokyo Or:

I'm sorry but I'm afraid this seat is reserved.
Q: Bunu İngilizce (Birleşik Krallık) da nasıl dersiniz? is it okay to say "to pass a seat", when you wanna let someone sit on your place in a public transport?
A: yah! after saying "excuse me"

Other questions about "Seat"

Q: A seat became vacant at that station. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: I was standing inside the train because all the seats were taken. When one person got off the train at one station, one seat became open.
Q: Give up your seat to others. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: If you're writing directions on paper, this sounds ok as written formal directions.

But, if your talking to a group of kids, or people as a Speaker or Teacher, better is: "Please give up your seat for others." or "Give your seat to another (in need)."

This is something you wouldn't tell a group of people. Usually you say this to 1 person within a group. Eg, there is more to the situation or context you've left out of your question.
Q: Please take a seat face to face with me. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "Please take a seat across from me" would sound the most natural !
Q: Can I change seat with you? bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: Can I change seats with you?

1. Can I trade seats with you?
2. Can I exchange seats with you?
Q: Your seat is the third of this line. bu doğru görünüyor mu?
A: "Your seat is the third one in this row."

Seats are generally said to be in a row, rather than in a line.

Unless you are talking about a line in the sense of a group of identically manufactured seats. I'd interpret "Your seat is the third of this line" as meaning that it was the third seat produced out of an identical set at a factory.

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