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Translation of "place" - English-Korean dictionary

place

noun   /pleɪs/
A1 a position, building, town, area, etc. 장소 His leg was broken in two places. Edinburgh would be a nice place to live. What a stupid place to park!
A2 informal someone’s home (개인의) 집 They just bought a place near the lake.
B1 your seat or position in a theatre, train, queue, etc. (기차 등에서의) 자리 The children collected their prizes and then went back to their places. Do you want to trade places with me (= move so that you are in my place and I am in yours)?
B1 UK an opportunity to study at a college, to join a team, etc. (대학에서 공부 할 수 있는) 자리 She got a place at Oxford. He got a place in the team.
take place
B1 to happen 일어나다 The meeting will take place next week.
in first, second, etc. place
B1 If you are in first, second, etc. place in a race or competition, that is your position when you finish. 1등, 2등, 등의 등수 He finished in fifth place.
all over the place
in many different places 모든 곳에, 사방에 There was blood all over the place. I knocked over my mug and tea spilled all over the place.
take someone’s place
to do something instead of someone else (다른 사람을) 대신해 -를 하다 If I can’t go to the show tonight, will you take my place?
in the first place
used to talk about whether something mentioned should have been done or not 우선 Why did you invite her in the first place?
in place of something
instead of something -대신에 I use honey in place of sugar in my tea.
(Definition of place noun from the Cambridge English-Korean Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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