Happen, occur, as in Let me know where the ceremony will take place. [Second half of 1700s]
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How to use take place in a sentence
“Business decision meetings don't take place in boardroom, they take place in the bar after,” Sismondo says DeCrow argued.
Kurnosova badly wants the change to take place democratically.
“If a house is accused of problems such as sexual assault, then I believe that actions should take place on that house,” he says.
Other cabinet minister scandals have been reported in the media, and investigations may take place.
In fact, evidence shows that there are many routes to recovery, and most of them take place outside those realms.Americans Drink Too Much, But We’re Not All Alcoholics | Gabrielle Glaser | November 25, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Various substances are always precipitated during decomposition, which may take place either within or without the body.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
The sexual cycle can take place only within the body of one genus of mosquito, anopheles.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis | James Campbell Todd
For each one of us had seen that one-minded pilgrimage of the brown cattle take place in moons gone by.Raw Gold | Bertrand W. Sinclair
These changes take place slowly at first, and more rapidly as the organs fitted for the elaboration of its food are developed.Elements of Agricultural Chemistry | Thomas Anderson
My examination did not take place until July 6th, after nearly all other witnesses had been heard.Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland | Joseph Tatlow