English definition of “place”
all over the place › in many different places: There was blood all over the place. I knocked over my glass and wine spilled all over the place.
take someone’s place › to do something instead of someone else: 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: Why did you invite her in the first place?