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Translation of "place" - English-Polish dictionary

place

noun     /pleɪs/
SOMEWHERE [C]
A1 a position, building, town, area, etc miejsce His leg's broken in two places. Edinburgh would be a nice place to live. What a stupid place to park.Places and locationsUnpleasant placesSomewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywhere
take place
B1 to happen mieć miejsce, zdarzyć się, odbywać się The meeting will take place next week.Occurring and happening
in place
in the correct position na miejscu The chairs are all in place.Places and locationsUnpleasant places
If a rule, system, etc is in place, it has started to exist. istniejący There are now laws in place to prevent this from happening.FunctioningPerforming a function
out of place
not in the correct position nie na miejscu Why are my files all out of place?Places and locationsUnpleasant places
not right or suitable for a particular situation nie na miejscu Everyone else was wearing jeans and I felt completely out of place in my office clothes.Wrong
all over the place
B2 in or to many different places wszędzie There was blood all over the place.Somewhere, anywhere, nowhere, or everywherePlaces and locationsUnpleasant places
in place of sth
B2 instead of something zamiast czegoś Try adding fruit to your breakfast cereal in place of sugar.Replacing and exchanging
HOME [C] informal
A2 someone's home dom, mieszkanie They've just bought a place in Spain.Home
OPPORTUNITY [C]
B1 an opportunity to take part in something miejsce She's got a place at Liverpool University to do Spanish.Opportunity Freedom to act
in first/second/third, etc place
B1 If you are in first/second, etc place in a race or competition, that is your position. na pierwszym/drugim/trzecim itp. miejscu, na pierwszej/drugiej/trzeciej itp. pozycji He finished in fifth place.Scoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated
→  See also decimal place , have/take pride of place , fall into place , in the first place , put sb in their place
(Definition of place noun from the Cambridge English-Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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