place noun translate English to Portuguese: Cambridge Dictionary

Translation of "place" - English-Portuguese dictionary


A1 a position, building, town, area, etc.
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
They just bought a place near the lake.
B1 your seat or position in a theatre, train, queue, etc.
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.
She got a place at Oxford. He got a place in the team.
take place B1 to happen
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.
em primeiro, segundo, etc. lugar
He finished in fifth place.
all over the place in many different places
em todos os lugares
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
pegar o lugar de alguém
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
em primeiro lugar
Why did you invite her in the first place?
in place of something instead of something
no lugar de algo
I use honey in place of sugar in my tea.
(Definition of place noun from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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