place noun (AREA)
We'll have the meeting at my place. 我们将在我家开会。
- The school was a cold, unwelcoming place.
- The mixture of flour, water and yeast is then left in a warm place for four hours.
- New York is reportedly a very exciting place to live.
- I wonder if you could give me some information about places to visit in the area?
- The new law will outlaw smoking in public places.
place noun (POSITION)
Will you keep my place (in the queue) (= allow me to come back to the same position)? 你帮我占着（排队的）位置好吗？
She spoke to me and I lost my place in the book (= I forgot where I had been reading). 她和我说话，我忘了书看到哪里了。
She's got a place at university 她在大学里谋到一个职位。
UK She's got a place on a fine-arts course. 她得到一个教美术课的职位。
US She's got a place in a fine-arts course. 她得到一个教美术课的职位。
（用于 any，some 等词后）任何地方，某个地方
out of place
in place of sb/sth
take the place of sb/sth
B2 to be used instead of someone or something代替，取代
- To divide by ten, move the decimal point one place to the left.
- Their 2-0 victory today has ensured the Italian team a place in the Cup Final.
- I lost my place in my book when the pages flipped over in the wind.
- I just get on with my job and do as I'm told - I know my place.
- There will be a brief pause in the proceedings while the piano is moved into place.
place noun (DUTY)
place verb (POSITION)
place an advertisement, bet, order, etc.
place emphasis, importance, etc. on sth
- We placed saucepans on the floor to catch the drops of water coming through the roof.
- The chairs were placed in a semi-circular arrangement.
- His penalty kick placed the ball decisively in the back of the net.
- Please place your questionnaire in the box when you've finished.
- She placed the vase of flowers carefully in the centre of the table.