back seat

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back seat(
bahk
 
sit
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (automobile)
a. el asiento trasero
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The three children were in the back seat of the station wagon.Los tres niños estaban en el asiento trasero de la camioneta.
b. el asiento de atrás
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I threw my coat onto the back seat and got into the car.Tiré mi abrigo en el asiento de atrás y subí al auto.
2. (secondary role)
a. el lugar secundario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Science and technology seem to have taken a back seat to other concerns.La ciencia y la tecnología parecen haber quedado relegadas a un lugar secundario frente a otros intereses.
b. el papel secundario
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Marie is not willing to accept a back seat in running the department.Marie no está dispuesta a aceptar un papel secundario en la dirección del departamento.
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