New York City is a nice place to visit, but I wouldn't want to live there.
I've heard it's a good place to raise children. places like Africa and South America
the hottest place on earth
churches and other places of worship
You should plan to meet him in a public place.
You've come to the right place. I have just what you need.
They gave him a place to stay for the night.
We're going to need a bigger place once the baby is born.
He's looking to buy a place in the country. Verb
The box was placed at the center of the room.
You can really see the similarities when you place the two pictures side by side.
Her name was placed on the list.
The husbands and wives were placed in separate groups.
They were placed next to each other in line.
Working with sick people places him at risk for infection.
By not accepting the prosecutor's deal, he places his future in the hands of the jury.
We're placing you under arrest.
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Middle English, from Anglo-French, open space, from Latin platea broad street, from Greek plateia (hodos), from feminine of platys broad, flat; akin to Sanskrit pṛthu broad, Latin planta sole of the foot