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Translation of "place" - English-Italian dictionary

place

noun   /pleɪs/
A1 a position, building, town, area, etc. luogo, posto 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 casa They just bought a place near the lake.
B1 your seat or position in a theatre, train, queue, etc. posto 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. posto She got a place at Oxford. He got a place in the team.
take place
B1 to happen aver luogo 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. al primo posto, al secondo posto, ecc. He finished in fifth place.
all over the place
in many different places dappertutto 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 prendere il posto di qualcuno 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 in primo luogo Why did you invite her in the first place?
in place of something
instead of something al posto di qualcosa I use honey in place of sugar in my tea.
(Definition of place noun from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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