take the place of (someone or something)

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: to replace (someone or something) Who will take the place of the current pope? Televisions began to take the place of radios in most families' homes.

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“Take the place of (someone or something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20the%20place%20of%20%28someone%20or%20something%29. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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