having an advantageous position
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How to use well-placed in a sentence
I have been killed at construction sites from well placed snipers.
The FSB, the successor to the KGB, allegedly even had a case file on him, according to one well-placed security source.
According to “well-placed sources,” Couric did not appreciate her go-getter attitude.NBC’s ‘Operation Bambi’: How ‘Today’ Booted Ann Curry Off | Melissa Leon | April 18, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The use of sign language and well-placed moments of silence add to the richness of the material.‘Borgen,’ ‘Girls,’ ‘Parenthood,’ ‘Mad Men’ & More: Ten Best TV Shows of 2012 | Jace Lacob, Maria Elena Fernandez | December 18, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
The Belle Harbor parish seemed well-placed to collect supplies and then distribute them throughout the area.Volunteers Provide a Reason to Give Thanks in Sandy-Savaged Rockaways | Matthew DeLuca | November 22, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
It is well placed close to the end of Ryde Pier, having a commanding view of very wide range from its windows.Yachting Vol. 2 | Various.
Later that same day we were to see a German plane stricken in its flight by a well-placed shot from an American battery.The Glory of The Coming | Irvin S. Cobb
I could easily imagine that a man whose head was so much deranged could not have a heart well placed.The Confessions of J. J. Rousseau, Complete | Jean Jacques Rousseau
Beauty, why should women want it, unless they are rich and well placed, carefully protected?The Imaginary Marriage | Henry St. John Cooper
Its front was barred by tumbled masonry, but a well-placed shell had widely breached its side wall.The Wrong Twin | Harry Leon Wilson