Translation of "place" - English-Polish dictionary


noun uk /pleɪs/ us

A1 a position, building, town, area, etc

His leg's broken in two places.
Edinburgh would be a nice place to live.
What a stupid place to park.
take place

B1 to happen

mieć miejsce, zdarzyć się, odbywać się
The meeting will take place next week.
in place

in the correct position

na miejscu
The chairs are all in place.

If a rule, system, etc is in place, it has started to exist.

There are now laws in place to prevent this from happening.
out of place

not in the correct position

nie na miejscu
Why are my files all out of place?

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.
all over the place

B2 in or to many different places

There was blood all over the place.
in place of sth

B2 instead of something

zamiast czegoś
Try adding fruit to your breakfast cereal in place of sugar.
HOME [ C ] informal

A2 someone's home

dom, mieszkanie
They've just bought a place in Spain.

B1 an opportunity to take part in something

She's got a place at Liverpool University to do Spanish.
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.

(Translation of “place noun” from the Cambridge English–Polish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)