take one's place


: to go to the location where one is supposed to sit, stand, etc.
The goalie took her place on the field.
The actors take their places on the stage and the curtain rises.
The senators gradually drifted in and took their places.
: to be thought of or considered as sharing a particular rank or status with others
The film will surely take its place among the greatest films of all time.

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“Take one's place.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20one%27s%20place. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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