1. (successive) 
Nuestro equipo ha ganado el campeonato tres años seguidos.Our team has won the championship for three consecutive years.
b. in a row 
Ahora te toca tirar a ti tres veces seguidas.Now it's your turn to throw the dice three times in a row.
Primero no viene ningún autobús y luego vienen tres seguidos.First no bus comes and then three buses come, one after the other.
d. running 
Lleva cuatro días seguidos sin venir a trabajar.He hasn't come to work four days running now.
2. (without interruption in time) 
Llevan buscando sobrevivientes tres días y noches seguidos.They have been looking for survivors for three consecutive days and nights.
b. in a row 
Estuvimos caminando cinco horas seguidas.We were walking for five hours in a row.
No consigo dormir más de diez minutos seguidos.I cannot manage more than ten minutes of uninterrupted sleep.
3. (without interruption in space) 
a. continuous (line) 
Dibuja una línea seguida, sin levantar el bolígrafo del papel.Draw a continuous line, without lifting pen from paper.
b. uninterrupted (row) 
Frente a la playa había una fila seguida de hoteles.There was an uninterrupted row of hotels opposite the beach.
4. (coming after; used with "de") 
La fiesta consistirá en un concierto seguido de fuegos artificiales.The fiesta will consist of a concert followed by fireworks.
5. (in front of; used with "de") 
El rey entró al castillo seguido de su séquito.The king came into the castle followed by his retinue.
6. (without changing direction) 
Ve seguido por esta calle hasta llegar a la rotonda.Go straight on along this street until you reach the roundabout.
7. (without interruption) 
Leyó el poema todo seguido, sin casi respirar.She read the poem without hardly stopping to breathe.
8. (frequently) (Latin America) 
a. often 
¿Fumas seguido? - La verdad es que no. Unos tres cigarrillos por semana.Do you smoke often? - Not really. Around three cigarettes per week.
1. (consecutivo) 
a. consecutive 
diez años seguidosten years in a row
llamó a la puerta cinco veces seguidasshe knocked at the door five times
2. (sin interrupción) 
a. continuous 
llevan reunidos cuatro horas seguidasthey've been in the meeting for four hours without a break
ha nevado durante dos semanas seguidasit's been snowing for two weeks solid
3. (inmediatamente después) 
a. no direct translation 
seguido defollowed by
sopa, seguida de carne o pescadosoup, followed by meat or fish
4. (sin interrupción) 
a. continuously 
5. (en línea recta) 
a. straight on 
todo seguidostraight on o ahead
6. (a menudo) (Latin America) 
a. often 
1 [+línea] continuous; unbroken
una fila seguida de casas a row of terraced houses
seguidos: cinco días seguidos (ininterrumpidos) five days running; five days in a row; tres blancos seguidos three bull's-eyes in a row; three consecutive bull's-eyes; llevo dos horas seguidas esperándote I've been waiting for you for two whole o solid hours; tuvo los niños muy seguidos she had all her children one after the other
seguido de algo/algn followed by sth/sb; llegó el ministro seguido de sus colaboradores the minister arrived, followed by his staff
1 (directo) straight on
vaya todo seguido just keep going straight on; continúe por aquí seguido go straight on past here
2 (detrás)
ese coche iba primero y seguido el mío that car was in front and mine was immediately behind it
3 (Latinoamérica) (a menudo) often
le gusta visitarnos seguido she likes to visit us often
Phrases with "seguido"
Here are the most popular phrases with "seguido." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
acto seguido
immediately afterwards
yo fui seguido
I went often
muy seguido
almost-consecutive, pretty steadily
esto ha seguido por meses
this has been going on for months
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