sit-down

sit-down(
siht
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daun
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (formal)
a. servido en la mesa
There will be no sit-down dinner at the event, but there will be a bar and hors d'oeuvres.No habrá cena servida en la mesa en el evento, pero sí habrá bar y canapés.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (protest)
a. la sentada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The workers staged a sit-down demanding better pay.Los trabajadores realizaron una sentada para exigir una mejor paga.
3. (meeting)
a. la reunión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The sit-down took longer than expected, but we finally signed a contract.La reunión duró más de lo esperado, pero finalmente firmamos contrato.
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sit-down [ˈsɪtdaʊn]
adjective
[+meal] servido en la mesa
they gave us a sit-down lunch nos ofrecieron un almuerzo servido en la mesa
they gave a sit-down dinner for 12 we were faced with a full sit-down meal Their shopping lists show a preference for sit-down, home-cooked meals Dinner is a sit-down affair, with a hostess directing guests to their places The regular sit-down breakfast begins at 9
sit-down protest sentada (f)
the incident began as /a proposed peaceful sit-down protest/ over `appalling" conditions
sit-down strike huelga (f) de brazos caídos; sentada (f)
they staged a sit-down strike in the corridors of the Senate Office
noun
I must have a sit-down tengo que sentarme a descansar un rato
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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