While placing books will likely get more challenging, Georges Borchardt urged publishers to pay attention to what truly matters.
Its placing at the apex of British life is itself a little nuts, as the Ovation series shows.
This can lead to the very heart attack that placing the stent was trying to prevent.
As you exhale, draw the belly in, and twist to your right, placing your left hand on the arm rest to your right.
Putin is placing innocent children in the political crossfire, and the Russian government collectively shrugs.
The light of the tenebrario is dimmed by placing it within a kind of shrine.
Then, placing his finger on the electric button, he added: "What will you drink?"
He took his seat again on the rock and, placing the cup beside him, took the pipe from his pocket, but he did not light it.
There had been great unison in the Porter household over the placing of Alan.
English authors contend strongly for placing the names in this order: Adams, Leverrier and Galle.
c.1200, "space, dimensional extent, room, area," from Old French place "place, spot" (12c.) and directly from Medieval Latin placea "place, spot," from Latin platea "courtyard, open space; broad way, avenue," from Greek plateia (hodos) "broad (way)," fem. of platys "broad" (see plaice).
Replaced Old English stow and stede. From mid-13c. as "particular part of space, extent, definite location, spot, site;" from early 14c. as "position or place occupied by custom, etc.; position on some social scale;" from late 14c. as "inhabited place, town, country," also "place on the surface of something, portion of something, part," also, "office, post." Meaning "group of houses in a town" is from 1580s.
Also from the same Latin source are Italian piazza, Catalan plassa, Spanish plaza, Middle Dutch plaetse, Dutch plaats, German Platz, Danish plads, Norwegian plass. Wide application in English covers meanings that in French require three words: place, lieu, and endroit. Cognate Italian piazza and Spanish plaza retain more of the etymological sense.
To take place "happen" is from mid-15c. To know (one's) place is from c.1600; hence figurative expression put (someone) in his or her place (1855). Place of worship attested from 1689, originally in official papers and in reference to assemblies of dissenters from the Church of England. All over the place "in disorder" is attested from 1923.
mid-15c., "to determine the position of;" also "to put (something somewhere)," from place (n.). In the horse racing sense of "to achieve a certain position" (usually in the top three finishers; in U.S., specifically second place) it is first attested 1924, from earlier meaning "to state the position of" (among the first three finishers), 1826. Related: Placed; placing. To take place "to happen, be accomplished" (mid-15c., earlier have place, late 14c.), translates French avoir lieu.