particular area or position in space occupied by sb/sth
city, village, town, etc.
building or area of land used for a particular purpose or where sth occurs
particular spot or area on a surface; particular passage or point in a book, etc.
seat or position
rank, position or role in society
position or office, especially as an employee; opportunity to study at a school or university
natural or suitable position〔location〕
position of a figure after a decimal point, etc.
position among the first three, especially second or third
put or arrange in the stated position
put (sb) in the situation or circumstances
state the position of (a runner or a race, etc.)
identify (sb/sth) by using one's memory or past experience
make a judgement about sb/sth in comparison with others
give (an order or a bet) to a person or firm
"this is a nice place for a picnic"
"a bright spot on a planet"
"who owns this place?"
"the president was concerned about the property across from the White House"
"he has a special place in my thoughts"
"a place in my heart"
"a political system with no place for the less prominent groups"
"He comes from a place near Chicago"
"can you go in my stead?"
"took his place"
"in lieu of"
"If you were in my place what would you do?"
"deliver the package to my home"
"he doesn't have a home to go to"
"your place or mine?"
"he occupied a post in the treasury"
"he put the lamp back in its place"
"he overstepped his place"
"the responsibilities of a man in his station"
"married above her station"
"he booked their seats in advance"
"he sat in someone else's place"
"he lost his place on the page"
"a woman's place is no longer in the kitchen"
"they met at Elm Plaza"
"in the second place"
"moved from third to fifth position"
"write your name in the space provided"
"Put your things here"
"Set the tray down"
"Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"
"Place emphasis on a certain point"
"he was placed on probation"
"how would you rank these students?"
"The restaurant is rated highly in the food guide"
"The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
"place a phone call"
"place a bet"
"Jerry came in third in the Marathon"
"He aimed his fists towards his opponent's face"
"criticism directed at her superior"
"direct your anger towards others, not towards yourself"
"She identified the man on the 'wanted' poster"
"The film is set in Africa"
"We put the time of arrival at 8 P.M."
"We localized the source of the infection"
"Put money into bonds"
"he bet $2 on number six to place"
First he shot down Raglan Road and then he tore up Marlborough Place.
Lord Russell was..placed under arrest.
出自： J. A. Froude
Vine had placed Margery in front of him.
出自： T. Hardy
Placed a flower in a vase.
出自： J. Steinbeck
Take the coffin..and place it on the trestles.
出自： A. Bleasdale
I went to the check-out and the girl added up the price of all the goods, and then I discovered I'd left my purse at home.Put yourself in my place; what would you have done?
The old man placed ￡100 in the bank.
He was placed in a boarding school.
他被安置在一所寄宿学校里。 place sb/sth in sth
The ship was placed in the command of Captain Smith.
He was highly placed in the English Government service.
他在英国政府部门担任高级职务。 place sb/oneself in sth
They have thus placed themselves in opposition to the people.
I am placing you in charge.
我让你负责。 place sth in sb/sth
I place all my trust in you.
Don't place any confidence in that man.
His parents placed great hopes in him.
He placed his cap and overcoat on a chair.
He placed the book on the shelf.
He placed the TV set carefully on the table and paid out the wire.
He placed the blame on his wife.
That picture was placed too high on the wall.
The blame should be placed upon Bob.
应该责怪鲍勃才是。 place sth on sb/sth
Parents place great hopes on us.
Keep the people in mind and place hopes on them.
Do you place much reliance on your doctor?
On the elementary stage of studying a foreign language the students should place a great deal of importance on correct grammar.
In recent years our country has placed great importance on economic construction.
近几年来我们国家非常重视经济建设。 place a strain on sb
All this is placing a great strain on him.
A sudden and severe strain was placed on them by the cutting off of oil supplies.
由于石油供应切断,他们突然处于极度紧张之中。 place pressure on sb
He failed to finish the plan.So they place great pressure on him to resign.
Her parents placed pressure on her because she fell in love with a poor fellow.
You can place the boy under the care of your neighbour.
She placed herself under the protection of the police.
You remember the place we had lunch?
More formal: the place we had lunch at?
Who will take the place of Mr. James?
误 He and his wife travel from place to another every year.
正 He and his wife travel from place to place every year.
正 He and his wife travel from one place to another every year.
析 表示“从一处到另一处”,应为from place to place或from one place to another,其中another是指another place,而不能说from place to another。
误 Now we often use plastics in the place of wood or metal to make many different things.
正 Now we often use plastics in place of wood or metal to make many different things.
误 Nylon has taken place of cotton in making some textiles.
正 Nylon has taken the place of cotton in making some textiles.
析 习语in place of中的place前无冠词,但在take the place of中, place前面的定冠词不可缺少。
误 The wedding was taken place last Sunday.
正 The wedding took place last Sunday.
析 take place相当于不及物动词,其后不能接宾语,也不能用于被动结构。