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take a seat

To be seated; to select a place to sit. (Often an invitation or request.) Hi, Sean, thank you for coming to see me, please take a seat. I was running a bit late to class, so I just took a seat at the back.
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He said he also expects the law will see between 10 and 15 independent and new, small party candidates taking seats and paving the way for the representation of "parties who had been absent from the scene.
Among Saudi women's most important achievements were taking seats in the Shoura Council, participating in municipal elections, playing an important role in the diplomatic field and taking many leadership roles.
The election will also see the right-wing Alternative for Germany (AfD) taking seats in the Bundestag parliament for the first time.
He underscored that a moment had come when it was possible to motivate all the parties to taking seats at a table in the same room and to begin talks in earnest.
Labour showed that we can win in every part of Britain - taking seats from the Tories even in places like Canterbury.
Tina Odonnell I don't think it will be Plaid taking seats either.
Labour could lose its dominance in Wales for the first time in 86 years I DON'T think it will be Plaid taking seats either.
They were presented with the award by David Gill, acting chairman of the FA, before taking seats in the royal box for the Charity Shield game between Manchester United and Leicester City.
Last May, taking seats from both Labour and Lib Dems, the Conservatives, backed by three UKIP and two Independent members, formed a single-party minority administration.
He will say in the US the party "needs to prioritise taking seats from the Conservatives in England if we are to win".
And in Castle, and indeed East Gosforth and Dene, we have been inching closer to taking seats for some time, again because of the work put in and our understanding of the issues facing people there.
LABOUR have massively increased their majority on Middlesbrough Council after taking seats from rivals.
If the strong polling for Ukip continues, particularly in parts of England, it is possible there will be another Tory-led Government from next May with Ukip MPs taking seats.
UKIP has made strong gains in local elections, taking seats from both Prime Minister David Cameron's Tories and the opposition Labour party, according to early results made available on Friday, which indicate a similar result for the EP vote for 73 British MEPs.
A total of 21 chicks from 12 different breeds are feeling right at home after taking seats in the classrooms of Cross Lane Primary School.