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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 Clovelly.
With a bit of work this place could look lovely.
This is the only place that sells this type of bike.
The trip includes a visit to York and other places of interest.
a popular eating place
Cyprus is a great place for a holiday.
Is this a safe place to swim?
I always think Italy would be a great place to live.
They’ve bought a lovely little place in the countryside.
Let’s have the party at my place.
Lewis has earned a place in the Olympic team.
Arsenal clinched a place in the semi-finals with a 2–0 win at Liverpool.
Nursery places for children are scarce in some parts of the country.
I must remember to book a place on the French course.
Course organizers are hoping that all the places will be filled.
Steven has secured a place at Manchester University.
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 toilet and lost my place in the queue.
Would you mind saving my place for a minute?
After a good performance at Wimbledon, she jumped six places in the world rankings.
Sevilla finished in fifth place in the Champions’ League.
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.
Richard was strutting around as if he owned the place.
It all fell into place when I learned he’d been to London 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.
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.
Kieran felt very out of place among Helen’s solicitor friends.
It’s a lovely table but it would look out of place with all our antique furniture.
No one could ever take the place of her father.
Joe resigned as chairperson in 1999 and I took his place.
This is the British English definition of place. View American English definition of place.