take a seat
This page is about the collocation take a seat
collocation pattern: verb + noun
to sit down on a chair, bench, sofa, etc.
- I walked into her office and she told me to take a seat.
- After standing for the national anthem, everyone took their seats again.
If someone says to you "this seat's taken" it means the seat you're about to sit in isn't free, and you shouldn't sit in it.
If someone points to a chair and says "take a seat", you should
Contributor: Matt Errey