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I don't like crowded places.
Let's find a quiet place where we can talk.
Keep your credit cards in a safe place.
Will had broken his jaw in three places.
They live in a small place called Hunter's Gap.
With a little work this place could look lovely.
This is the only place that sells this type of candy.
The trip includes a visit to the Hall of Fame and other places of interest.
a popular eating place
Cyprus is a great place for a vacation.
Is this a safe place to swim?
I always thought Italy would be a great place to live.
They've bought a lovely little place in Aspen.
Let's have the party at my place.
Jones has earned a place on the Olympic team.
Capriati clinched a place in the semifinals with that win.
Places for children in day care are scarce in some parts of the country.
Course organizers are hoping that all the places will be filled.
She was offered a place on the committee.
They're looking for someone to fill Jackson's place on the management team.
There's no place to sit.
I had to go to the bathroom, so I lost my place in line.
Would you mind saving my place for a minute?
After a good performance at Wimbledon, she jumped six places in the world rankings.
Right now the Islanders are tied with Buffalo for fifth place in the Eastern Conference.
Rafferty completed his round in 69, to take third place at the halfway stage.
This isn't the place to talk about the subject.
This is neither the time nor the place to discuss our relationship.
He marked his place with a piece of paper.
I lost my place (=forgot what I was saying) when he interrupted me.
The house will always have a place in our hearts.
a discussion about the place of soap operas in popular culture
De Klerk secured his place in history by releasing Mandela and starting the process of change.
a table set with three places
I travel all over the place in my job.
Richard was strutting around as if he owned the place.
A damp climate is no place for someone with asthma.
It all fell into place when I learned he'd been to New York that weekend.
After weeks of total chaos, suddenly everything just fell into place.
She believed that religious teaching had no place in the school curriculum.
There's no place for sentiment when you're negotiating a business deal.
We didn't have the systems in place to deal with so many orders.
A staff of four counselors is in place to handle calls to the new hotline.
We need to put safeguards in place to prevent this type of accident from occurring again.
We had to run in place for five minutes.
Wouldn't you do the same if you were in Bill's place?
If you think you've got problems, put yourself in my place.
The idea was to abandon the communist model, and create a market economy in its place.
In place of ordinary light bulbs, you could use fluorescent lamps.
I felt very out of place among Helen's high-class friends.
It's a lovely table but it would look out of place with all our antique furniture.
He lives in a studio apartment near his place of work.
No one could ever take the place of her father.
Joe resigned as chairperson in 1999 and I took his place.
This is the American English definition of place. View British English definition of place.
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