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  1. used for talking about what you would do if you were in the same situation as someone else

    Wouldn’t you do the same if you were in Bill’s place?

    put yourself in someone’s place (=imagine what a situation is like for someone):

    If you think you’ve got problems, put yourself in my place.

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