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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.
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