Chinese (Simplified) translation of “place”
place noun (POSITION)
› [C] a position in relation to other things or people
His leg was broken in two places.
When you've finished, put the book back in its place on the shelf.
This plant needs a warm, sunny place.
Will you keep my place (in the queue) (= allow me to come back to the same position)?
She spoke to me and I lost my place in the book (= I forgot where I had been reading).
→ See also decimal placeGeneral location and orientation › [C] the seat you will sit in on a particular occasion, or the seat where you usually sit, in the theatre, a class, a train,
My ticket says 6G but there's someone sitting in my place.
The children collected their prizes and then went back to their places.
Save me a place (= Keep a seat for me until I arrive) near the front.
Chairs and seats › [C] the space at a table where one person will sit and eat, usually with a plate and eating utensils arranged on it
The waiter showed us to our places and gave us each a menu.
He laid six places at the table.
Providing and serving meals › [C] a position in an organization, a system or competition
She's got a place at university
She's got a place UKon/ USin a fine-arts course.
Our team finished in second place.
He took third place/UK alsogot a third place (= was the third to finish) in the marathon last year.
Position and status in groups and organizations › [C] US used after words such as 'any' and 'some' as a different way of saying 'anywhere', 'somewhere',
（用于 any，some 等词后）任何地方，某个地方
I know I left that book some place - now, where was it?
That bar was like no place I'd ever been before.
Somewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywhere take place › to happen
The concert takes place next Thursday.
Occurring and happening out of place › in the wrong place or looking wrong
The boy looked uncomfortable and out of place among the adults.
Places and locationsUnpleasant places in place › If something is in place, it is in its usual or correct position
The chairs are all in place.
He screwed the shelf in place.
Places and locationsUnpleasant places › organized
The arrangements are all in place for the concert next Thursday.
Managing and organizing in place of sb/sth › instead of someone or something
You can use margarine in place of butter in some recipes.
Replacing and exchanging take the place of sb/sth › to be used instead of someone or something
Replacing and exchanging