placenounuk /pleɪs/ us /pleɪs/
place noun (AREA)
- 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)
- 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)
- answer for sb/sth
- answer for sth
- answer to sb
- have sth on your hands idiom
- I am not my brother's keeper idiom
- in the hot seat idiom
- it's your own lookout idiom
- saddle sb with sth
- social contract
placeverbuk /pleɪs/ us /pleɪs/
place verb (POSITION)
- 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.
place verb (RECOGNIZE)
- a blast from the past idiom
- be engraved on sb's memory/mind idiom
- be etched on/in sb's memory idiom
- be your epitaph idiom
- jog sb's memory idiom
- let's see idiom
- ring a bell idiom
- stamped on sb's memory idiom
- stick in sb's mind/head/memory idiom
- take sb back