1. (in a seat) 
a. seated 
Estabas sentado en la silla cuando te dormiste.You were seated in the chair when you fell asleep.
b. sitting 
Pasas demasiado tiempo sentado con estos videojuegos. ¡Sal afuera!You spend too much time sitting with those video games. Go outside!
1. (en asiento) 
a. seated 
estar sentadoto be sitting down
2. (establecido) 
a. no direct translation 
dar algo por sentadoto take something for granted, to assume something
dejar sentado que…to make it clear that…
estar sentado to be sitting; be seated; estaba sentado a mi lado he was sitting o seated next to me; permanecer sentado to remain seated
esperar sentado
si crees que te lo devolverá ya puedes esperar sentado if you think he's going to give it back to you you've got another think coming (familiar) o you can think again
dar por sentado to take for granted; di por sentado que estabas de acuerdo I took it for granted that you were in agreement; I assumed you were in agreement
ya daba por sentado que resultaría elegido
dejar sentado: quiero dejar sentado que ... I want to make it clear that ...
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Phrases with "sentado"
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dar por sentado
to take for granted
estar sentado
to be sitting
estoy sentado aqui
I'm sitting here
está sentado
he's sitting
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