Happen, occur, as in Let me know where the ceremony will take place. [Second half of 1700s]
take the place of. Substitute for, as in These glasses will have to take the place of wine goblets, or Jane took her sister's place in line. [Second half of 1800s]
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How to use take place in a sentence
Yet this, in the end, is a book from which one emerges sad, gloomy, disenchanted, at least if we agree to take it seriously.Houellebecq’s Incendiary Novel Imagines France With a Muslim President|Pierre Assouline|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
The world that Black Dynamite lives in is not the most PC place to be in.‘Black Dynamite’ Presents Police Brutality: The Musical|Stereo Williams|January 9, 2015|DAILY BEAST
And now, similarly, former Arkansas governor Mike Huckabee: "Bend over and take it like a prisoner!"
ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?Pope Francis Has the Pleasure of Meeting Angelina Jolie for a Few Seconds|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Although Huckabee's condescending tone - like that of an elementary school history teacher - makes it difficult to take seriously.
This is the place where the Muscovite criminals are banished to, if they are not put to death.
I take the Extream Bells, and set down the six Changes on them thus.Tintinnalogia, or, the Art of Ringing|Richard Duckworth and Fabian Stedman
He looked strangely out of place in the dusty combat uniform.Sense of Obligation|Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
The associations of place recall her strange interview with Mr. Longcluse but a few months before.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
As Spain, however, has fallen from the high place she once held, her colonial system has also gone down.