seguido

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seguido(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (successive)
a. consecutive
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.
c. one after the other
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)
a. consecutive
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.
c. uninterrupted
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")
a. followed by
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")
a. followed by
El rey entró al castillo seguido de su séquito.The king came into the castle followed by his retinue.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
6. (without changing direction)
a. straight on
Ve seguido por esta calle hasta llegar a la rotonda.Go straight on along this street until you reach the roundabout.
7. (without interruption)
a. without stopping
Leyó el poema todo seguido, sin casi respirar.She read the poem without hardly stopping to breathe.
8. (frequently)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(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.
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seguido
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
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.
seguido defollowed by
sopa, seguida de carne o pescadosoup, followed by meat or fish
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
4. (sin interrupción)
a. continuously
5. (en línea recta)
a. straight on
todo seguidostraight on o ahead
6. (a menudo)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. often
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seguido
adjective
1 [+línea] continuous; unbroken
una fila seguida de casas a row of terraced houses
2
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
3
seguido de algo/algn followed by sth/sb; llegó el ministro seguido de sus colaboradores the minister arrived, followed by his staff
adverb
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
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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