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

The meaning of "Seat" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa There was a “free seat”, so she sat down. it means an empty seat??
A: Yes. Free seat = empty seat
Q: O que significa I shifted uneasily in my seat?
A: You were nervous, afraid, not comfortable, scared, etc.
Q: O que significa seat?
A: assento (lugar pra sentar; ex.: banco, cadeira, etc.).
Q: O que significa He held a seat at Harvard and worked at the Smithsonian and was extremely well-connected?
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: O que significa Being airborne in my seat once every 10 minutes on an overnight bus ride from Karkarvitta to Kathmandu. ?
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: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com seat of the pants.
A: [1] She tossed him out by the seat of his pants.
[2] He picked her up by the seat of her pants.
[3] I got kicked in the seat of my pants.

I can only really think of variations of these same sentences, honestly. It's not a super common phrase to use in daily life.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com by the seat of one's pants.
A: I had no idea how to do it,I was just flying by the seat of my pants.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com have a seat.
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: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com Take a seat.
A: Welcome to the class! Please ( have/take) a seat.
The doctor will be with you in a minute. Take a seat.

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com sit and seat .
A: You're welcome. :)

Synonyms of "Seat" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre take a seat e have a seat e sit on the chair ?
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: Qual é a diferença entre Please have a seat. e Please sit down. ?
A: The first one sounds more inviting and less commanding.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre Would you save a seat? e Save a seat, would you? ?
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: Qual é a diferença entre take a seat e have a seat ?
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: Qual é a diferença entre I didn't find an empty seat. e I didn't find any empty seats. ?
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: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 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: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? 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: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? ‎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: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? I’m afraid but this seat is reserved.
A: @ahmitokyo Or:

I'm sorry but I'm afraid this seat is reserved.
Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (RU)? 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. soa natural?
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. soa natural?
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. soa natural?
A: "Please take a seat across from me" would sound the most natural !
Q: Can I change seat with you? soa natural?
A: Can I change seats with you?

Alternates:
1. Can I trade seats with you?
2. Can I exchange seats with you?
Q: Your seat is the third of this line. soa natural?
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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