Translation of "musical chairs" - English-Spanish dictionary

musical chairs

noun uk /ˌmjuː.zɪ.kəl ˈtʃeəz/ us /ˌmjuː.zɪ.kəl ˈtʃerz/

a game in which children walk around a group of chairs while music plays. When the music stops they have to sit quickly on a chair, but because there is always one fewer chairs than children, the child that is left standing must leave the game

juego de las sillas
figurative It’s a game of musical chairs (= a situation in which people change jobs often) as editors move from one newspaper to another.

(Translation of “musical chairs” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)