take one's seat

take one's seat
занять своё место, приступить к выполнению своих обязанностей (в парламенте или конгрессе)

After the Easter recess, Sir George Lynn, who was lately elected member for Millcote, will have to go up to town and take his seat... (Ch. Brontë, ‘Jane Eyre’, ch. XVII) — Сэру Джорджу Лину, который только что избран членом парламента от Милкота, после пасхальных каникул придется вернуться в Лондон и занять парламентское кресло...


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • take one's seat — To take up one s allocated place, esp in Parliament • • • Main Entry: ↑seat * * * sit down, typically in a seat assigned to one …   Useful english dictionary

  • seat — n. place to sit 1) to take one s seat 2) to assign seats 3) to book (esp. BE), reserve a seat 4) to give up, relinquish; keep one s seat 5) a box; bucket; car; front row; jump; ringside seat 6) a rumble seat (AE; BE has dicky) 7) the driver s… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • seat — I. noun Etymology: Middle English sete, from Old Norse sæti; akin to Old English gesete seat, sittan to sit Date: 13th century 1. a. a special chair of one in eminence; also the status represented by it b. a chair, stool, or bench intended to be… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • seat — seat1 W1S2 [si:t] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(place to sit)¦ 2¦(official position)¦ 3¦(part of a chair)¦ 4 baby/child/car seat 5 seat of government/power 6 seat of learning 7¦(clothes)¦ 8 take a back seat (to somebody/something) 9 on the edge of your seat …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • seat — seat1 [ sit ] noun *** ▸ 1 something you can sit on ▸ 2 place on committee etc. ▸ 3 main place/building ▸ 4 clothing covering bottom ▸ 5 position on horse ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) count something you can sit on: Some of the vans have leather seats. The… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • seat — [[t]si͟ːt[/t]] ♦♦ seats, seating, seated 1) N COUNT A seat is an object that you can sit on, for example a chair. Stephen returned to his seat... Ann could remember sitting in the back seat of their car. 2) N COUNT The seat of a chair is the part …   English dictionary

  • take — [c]/teɪk / (say tayk) verb (took, taken, taking) –verb (t) 1. to get into one s hands or possession by force or artifice. 2. to seize, catch, or capture. 3. to grasp, grip or hold. 4. to get into one s hold, possession, control, etc., by one s… …  

  • seat — n. & v. n. 1 a thing made or used for sitting on; a chair, stool, saddle, etc. 2 the buttocks. 3 the part of the trousers etc. covering the buttocks. 4 the part of a chair etc. on which the sitter s weight directly rests. 5 a place for one person …   Useful english dictionary

  • seat — See: BACK SEAT DRIVER, FLY BY THE SEAT OF ONE S PANTS, HOT SEAT, JUDGMENT SEAT, TAKE A BACK SEAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • seat — See: BACK SEAT DRIVER, FLY BY THE SEAT OF ONE S PANTS, HOT SEAT, JUDGMENT SEAT, TAKE A BACK SEAT …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • seat — See: backseat driver, fly by the seat of one s pants, hot seat, judgment seat, take a back seat …   Словарь американских идиом


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