In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(spot, position, area)lugar masculinesitio masculinethe best place for that is … — el lugar / el sitio más indicado para eso es …
- we've come to the wrong place — nos hemos equivocado de lugar / de sitio
- do you think this is the right place? — ¿te parece que es aquí?
- she was in the right place at the right time and got the job — tuvo la suerte de estar allí en el momento oportuno y le dieron el trabajo
- this is the place where I left it — fue aquí donde lo dejé
- do you have a place to stay? — ¿tienes donde quedarte?
- the road is poor in places — algunos tramos / algunas partes de la carretera están en mal estado
- what a stupid place to leave the money! — ¡a quién se le ocurre dejar el dinero allí!
- I can't be in two places at once — no puedo estar en dos sitios / en dos partes al mismo tiempo
- there's no place like home — no hay nada como estar en casa
- This is the way in which his narrative speaks to actual locations and places discovered.
- A lot of heavy lorries use this road, and the surface is terrible in places.
- The fields are trying to dry - though there is still a lot of moisture in places.
- Well, I suppose it isn't one of the most remote places on Earth for nothing.
- The Alice, one of the most remote places in the world, ought to have some kind of response to globalisation.
- He was never going to be happy on a surface that resembled a bog in places but he was the second Irish finisher in the junior event.
- The map of the city is frayed in places, and the box shipper should be at the worn blue door shortly.
- The lane of Meimeili near the road was the place accommodating most comfort houses in this area.
- It's difficult to believe that such a peaceful place was the site of a massacre.
- Training mostly occurs in remote places, in harsh climates and in environments that test the resolve of newcomers.
- The surface had failed in places, and this had allowed grass and weeds to come through.
- Such a pessimistic view of a place once described as a paradise is unacceptable.
- Most nodded approvingly, for this region has a big place in the hearts of many Azeris.
- One of the most peaceful places on earth is actually 15 metres underwater on the Great Barrier Reef.
- We usually name public places and spaces after the big shots or big donors.
- Attention to road surfaces and footpaths is also required in places.
- A huge thing, the wreck was 380 ft long with a beam of 75, and in places comes within a metre or two of the surface.
- There was a good level of litter control the judges commented although some litter was noted along the roadway in places.
- I also remember the last time I painted I used my hands in places.
- When I found out that 25,000 people lived there it just sounded like the biggest place in the world.
- As a result, Taiaroa Head is the only place in the world where albatrosses nest on a mainland.
- The course is tough, it is rough in places, it is challenging.
- The weather in Yorkshire was restricted to widespread rain which was heavy in places but there were no reports of the flash floods seen on Sunday.
- Residents say the area was once a peaceful place to live, but has been ruined by unruly youths.
- My jaw was broken in two places, and more than 16 pins were needed to wire my jaw in place.
- Peace is wonderful and we should have more of it, but some of the most peaceful places on earth are cemeteries.
- The paradigm of the open space as a public place must be promoted better across the country.
- Aberdeen, as a city and as a club, still have a big place in my heart.
- Big cities are intimidating places even when you speak the language and know where you're going.
- It's also at the centre of our metropolitan areas, the main streets, these great places that we once had in every town.
- The writing itself is not flashy, nor is it overly inventive; actually it's quite plain in places.
- It's serious and supposedly scary in places, but it's just so incredibly over-the-top that it loses all impact for me.
- Fringed in places by swaying palm trees, this usually quiet beach is an ideal spot to take in those last minute rays and a cooling dip.
- Even now, although this land is being developed in places in the village, there are still vast areas left undeveloped.
- While working full-time at the BBC, I spent about four years flying to quite faraway places to film on location.
- We became aware of the places between populated areas, aware of the spectrum of space.
1.2(town, region, country)lugar masculinesitio masculinefrom place to place — de un lugar / un sitio / un lado a otro
- Foots Cray Place was the home of the one-time Chancellor of the Exchequer, Nicholas Vansittart, Lord Bexley.
- Grove Place was the home of John de la Grave in 1296.
1.3(specific location)lugar masculineplace of birth — lugar de nacimiento
- place of worship — lugar de culto
1.4(locality)lugar masculinetime and place — tiempo y lugar
2.1(building, shop, restaurant etc)sitio masculinelugar masculineit's not the sort of place you'd take your maiden aunt — no es el tipo de sitio / de lugar adonde uno llevaría a una tía solterona
- Bas Bleus is still theplace in New Orleans — Bas Bleus aún es el sitio de moda en Nueva Orleans
- the hotel was a depressing place — el hotel era deprimente
- they've moved to a bigger place — se han mudado a un local (or a una casa) más grande
- there's a good hamburger/pizza place nearby — hay una buena hamburguesería/pizzería cerca
- It is also the location of many business places including food outlets.
- Tourists look for good places to sleep and excellent places to eat.
- On the whole then, restaurants are great places to eat in, but perhaps not that good as an investment.
- On the way to the apartment Chris pointed out some good restaurants and places to eat.
- They go to the Scarlet Bar, because of course it is the only place to eat lunch in Erinsborough.
- Not only does it serve as a focal point for the community and a place of worship, it also helps keep the local economy moving.
- Community centers, museums, and places of worship also might be used for this purpose.
- There are huge pedestrian walk ways and squares with theatres, museums and places to eat and drink.
- As soon as there is a demand for 50 or more child care places in a location, it plans to open a centre there.
- Can our motorway service stations become stylish places to eat?
- Internet users all over the world will soon be able to go on a virtual tour of Heckmondwike, visiting shops, restaurants and places to stay.
- Some, such as Dona Ines, Restaurant Al Fonte and Pedros, are decidedly decent places to eat.
- What we have now is a splendid modern building, a place of worship and a resource centre for the whole community.
- They applied for Planning permission to use the building as a place of worship and I went to the public meeting.
- The Romans used their gardens very much as we do today, as a place for family activities.
- It was the centre of business activities and a meeting place for all religions.
- That means you need to construct places for them to eat, sleep, have fun and spend their money.
- Chaining communities to their places of ritual and worship does not create secular institutions.
- The mayor granted the permit on the condition that the building did not serve as a place of worship.
- Glasgow's reinvention is no more apparent than in the West End, which now has a string of very decent places to eat and trendy pubs.
2.2(home)casa femininethis is a palace compared to my place — comparado con mi casa, esto es un palacio
- we went back to Jim's place — después fuimos a (la) casa de Jim
- After awhile we headed back to my place, where we watched some Family Guy until she had to go.
- We finished our meal with a bottle of wine and went back to his place to watch anime dvds.
- I'm still nursing my head after a heavy night at my place with dinner guests.
- It turned out the man had several places in the big city, which surprised her quite a bit.
- Now he is staying with friends, until his place is habitable once again.
- I stayed over at his place last night after watching an episode of Buffy.
- I spent a lot of time hanging out at their place and the books were always out in the open.
3.1(correct, appropriate location)sitio masculinelugar masculineput them all back in their (proper) places — ponlos todos en su sitio / lugar
- this is no place for a dog — este no es un lugar apropiado para tener un perro
- there's a time and (a) place for everything — todo a su debido tiempo y en su debido lugar
- a place for everything (and everything in its place) — un lugar para cada cosa y cada cosa en su lugar
- Another great consequence of this process is that we begin again to discover our proper place in the universe.
- Normal service is now resumed, and all the images should be repointing to the proper place.
- I place my stuff onto the bed and put the items back to their proper places.
- In the end everything is neatly resolved and people are put in their proper place.
- He placed the pendulum and ring back in their proper place and turned around to leave the room.
- The French landscape artists of the mid-century are also accorded their proper place here.
- The cold, round meal tray is impassively in front, with two bowls and two pairs of chopsticks placed in their proper places.
- In particular, he wishes to restore the history of Irish womanhood to its proper place.
- She grabbed her weapons and gently placed them in the proper places around her black outfit.
- Mark Gosche slips nineteen places from his 2002 ranking, reflecting his lack of profile.
- Even if such indicators are present, they are not placed at the proper places.
- Holding it, she felt a sense of rightness, of things settling into their proper places.
- In comes a calm, regionally balanced economy with the housing market in its proper place.
- We really do not have a proper place to keep them, as anyone can plainly see in the photo.
4.1(position, role)lugar masculineshe's back in her rightful place as party leader — vuelve a ocupar el lugar que le corresponde como líder del partido
- he will always have a special place in our hearts — siempre ocupará un lugar especial en nuestros corazones
- your place is helping out on the farm — tú donde debes estar es en la granja, ayudando
- it's not my place to interfere — yo no soy quién para meterme
- I feel it is my place to advise you — considero mi obligación aconsejarte
- there is no place for authoritarianism in a democratic society — en una sociedad democrática no cabe el autoritarismo
- nobody can ever take your place — nadie podrá jamás ocupar tu lugar / reemplazarte
- The instruments soon gained a regular place in the orchestra as well as the military band.
- Bulgaria will have an important place to play in any book that he writes about this.
- I think flood irrigation is going to have an important place here for a long time.
- I believe that there is indeed an important place for the type of care that general physicians provide.
- Scrutiny by English Heritage experts is ensuring the listed building retains its place in history.
- Despite the fact that she was childless, she held an important place on the island.
- Does the independent press have an important place in literary life or is it little more than vanity publishing?
- This is a remarkable work which gives him an important place in the history of probability.
- But if you obey and teach others its commands, you will have an important place in the kingdom.
- I am sure that the book will find a place as a text in schools and at an introductory level in universities.
- All three have their important place in the law of torts, but the liability attached to them will differ.
5.1(seat)save me a place next to you — guárdame un asiento / un sitio al lado del tuyo
- the conference hall has places for 500 people — la sala de conferencias tiene capacidad / cabida para 500 personas
- change places with Jan — cámbiale el asiento a Jan
- take your places, ladies and gentlemen — ocupen sus asientos, señoras y señores
5.2(at table)cubierto masculineto lay/set a place for sb — poner un cubierto para algn
- Visitors need to book places at the cookery demonstrations.
- Residents had to reserve places at dinner for themselves and their guests; missed meals would be charged to their accounts.
- Forty places for cars are available in the underground car park under the supermarket.
- He had saved a place for him in the middle of the table and was guarding it diligently.
- I had to work, but my daughter went in my place and had dinner with the band.
- There are house banners hanging from the ceiling over the designated places to sit.
- Grandfather was already in his place and Anna slid into the chair next to his.
- As you couldn't reserve the table, it was up to you to arrive early for dinner to secure your place.
- The oarsmen were already seated at their places and were laughing and joking as they prepared to set to the oars.
- Just visit the pier any weekend, summer or winter, and you'll see the dive-school vans parked in their regular places.
- So they said they would tell me when a place became available for me to sit until a table became available.
- As the fans took their places in the designated embankments and stands, the anticipation grew.
- They took their places in the studio, but as the show unfolded the running order started to change.
6.1(in contest, league)puesto masculinelugar masculinehe took first/second place — obtuvo el primer/segundo puesto / lugar
- to hold one's place — mantener / conservar su (or mi etc.) posición
- to take second place — pasar a un segundo plano
- your social life will have to take second place — tu vida social va a tener que pasar a un segundo plano
- He is now a senior whip and is ranked seven places above the finance spokesperson.
- At the time, his side was ranked seven places and twelve-and-a-half points above the home team.
- In Europe Ulster is still ranked 13 places ahead of Glasgow so the match promises to be a close one.
- Inevitably, the victory earned him the order of merit title, swapping places with Bradley who had captured it last year.
- The Peugeot drivers drove conservatively in order to maintain their places, finishing fifth and sixth on both stages.
- Despite being ranked more than 850 places below his opponent, he is settling well and holds serve to 15.
- In Mexico this month, although seeded two, she lost to Carla who is ranked ten places below her.
- If a driver changes his engine, he'll be moved back 10 places in the starting order.
- The weight of an athlete's first lift determines their place in the starting order.
- Her opponent was ranked 16 places above her.
- They're the third group out, and their place in the running order reflects their chances.
- Apparently, these interruptions do not tend to occur at particular places in the sequence.
- He may be occupying a place lower in the pecking order, but they started with far more purpose.
- He used the image of a guest at a banquet who chooses the lowest place in order to be seen being elevated to a higher one.
- Yet the site has risen by 10,000 places and is now ranked at 30,000 over the last 3 months.
- The British number eight showed all his Yorkshire grit to beat a player ranked more than 200 places above him in the world.
- He dropped more than 50 Order of Merit places to 74th and managed only one top-ten finish.
- In qualifying we clinched the pole position, and in the race, second and third places.
- Kim Young was in second place after the third round but finished the final fourth round at four over par.
- How we roared, jumping in anticipation of a well earned place at the finish.
- He wasn't actually hunting the lead, as a second place at the end of the race would have been fantastic for him.
- The only competition in the Scottish game these days involves the one-legged race for third place.
- He brought the car in on lap 90 for fuel and resumed his race in third place.
- Brian has raced around the UK and Europe for many years and won more than 50 races with 35 second places.
- He had a first and two second places at Mallory Park, a third and fourth at Cadwell Park and second, third and fourth at Snetterton.
- He made a good start to the season with four second places in the Peter Craven Memorial meeting at Kirkmanshulme Lane last Monday.
- He has an impressive National record, with two second places, a third and a fourth but has yet to capture the big prize itself.
- He beats them into second and third places.
- His finishes include tied for second, tied for sixth, tied for third and a second place in 2001.
- Pole position and a second place in the race made a great weekend for him and for the whole team.
- For all these reasons the second, third and fourth places could make interesting reading.
- He had a good trip to Solihull, having a first place and champion at the Heritage besides second, third and fourth places.
- The Team Eurotech Porsche finished the race in third place.
- However, the battle for the third and fourth places is very close.
- Nonetheless, with two wins and two second places in his last four tournaments, he remains favourite to capture the money title.
- Both swimmers recorded good times, with Louis taking another second place and Sam third.
- Not only did Max lose his third place, he even jeopardized his participation in the second race.
uno de los tres primeros puestos en las carreras de caballos
7(in book, script, sequence)you've made me lose my place — me has hecho perder la página (or la línea etc.) por donde iba
- the audience laughed in all the right places — el público se rió cuando había que reírse
8.1(job)puesto masculinewe have places for 20 workers — tenemos 20 puestos de trabajo / 20 vacantes
- to fill a place — cubrir una vacante
- In England, undergraduate places have already been increased to help raise the number of new doctors.
- There is now a shortage of care home places throughout the country.
- That child has been placed on the waiting list and will be offered a place as soon as one becomes available.
- Students lucky enough to win one of the few places available here, feel sure they can make a living out of their work.
- The children have been offered places at Sandal Primary in Baildon, or schools in Shipley, Menston and Guiseley.
- City of York Council says it has lost 119 places in nursing and residential homes after closures in the past year.
- This in turn frees up the health services and places in residential care.
- She has been offered a place to study politics and modern history at Oxford.
- Since 1997 they have also been allowed to offer similar places to eligible Australian students.
- In the long-term, a significant increase in places at dental schools is also expected to try to plug a severe shortage of dentists.
- He has been offered places in assisted care homes in Boston Spa and Wakefield, but wants to stay near his family in York.
- The growing shortage of care home places in the Forest means local pensioners who need long-term care often have to leave the area.
- Around the time of my diagnosis I had also been offered a place to study for an MPhil in philosophy.
- Seven sixth form students from Bootham School in York have been offered places to study at Cambridge or Oxford universities.
- The facility has got off to a flying start with most of the places already filled.
- Many of our parents are also fearful about the existing masts and some have already applied for places at other schools in the area.
- It seems sad that men who have done such great work abroad are returning with no-one back home to fill their places.
- Do universities need to do more to make sure that students who are rejected know why they have not been offered a place?
- This is because there is nowhere else for them to go, thanks to a severe shortage of places in care homes.
- She has been offered a place by Education Bradford at Rhodesway but says her daughter has no friends there.
8.2British school Universityplaza femininea school/university place — una plaza en un colegio/en la Universidad
8.3(on team)puesto masculine
9(in argument)lugar masculinein the first/second place — en primer/segundo lugar
- you shouldn't have been there in the first place! — en primer lugar / para empezar tú no deberías haber estado allí
10Mathematicscorrect to three decimal places — correcto hasta tres decimales
11(space, room)sitio masculinelugar masculineis there (a) place for one more suitcase? — ¿cabe otra maleta?
1(put, position)(object) poner(object) colocar(sentries/guards) poner(sentries/guards) apostar(guards/sentries) colocarshe placed the book in his hand — le puso el libro en la mano
- I'm very badly placed here to see what is happening — estoy muy mal ubicado para ver lo que está pasando
- how are they placed as regards finance? — ¿cuál es su situación a nivel financiero?
- I'm rather badly placed for time at present — en este momento no dispongo de mucho tiempo
- this places them at a disadvantage — esto los coloca en una situación de desventaja
- we were placed in an awkward position — nos pusieron en una situación muy violenta
- this places you under an obligation — esto te obliga / te compromete
- to place sb in custody — poner a algn bajo custodia
- he's been placed under observation — lo tienen en observación
- she's been placed under house arrest — está bajo arresto domiciliario
- to place one's confidence / trust in sb/sth — depositar su (or mi etc.) confianza en algn/algo
- I don't place much faith in the medical profession — no tengo mucha fe en los médicos
- he placed the blame on the lawyer in charge of the case — responsabilizó / le echó la culpa al abogado que llevaba el caso
- her promotion placed a great strain on their relationship — su ascenso provocó muchas tensiones en su relación
- he places a high value on originality — concede gran importancia a la originalidad
- I placed the matter in the hands of my lawyer — puse el asunto en manos de mi abogado
- To speed cooling divide into smaller portions, place in shallow containers or stand in a tray of cold water.
- He was best placed to take advantage and went on to win from Charlie with McAlpin third.
- Alternatively, the patient may be placed in the supine position for the abdominal prep.
- When they sat down to eat, he placed himself beside her and strove to engage most of her attention.
- I crossed my legs and placed myself beside him on the bed, the mattress sinking a little under weight.
- Instead, it will be placed in an upright position next to the speaker.
- I have come to the conclusion that the Conservative who is best placed to offer a new Tory idealism is David.
- It's a new step for him that, for once, places mood and atmosphere ahead of the riffs.
- A recent Sunday newspaper placed Heywood Gardens at Ballinakill in Kilkenny.
- The bacon rashers can be placed on a heat-proof plate and put back in the oven to finish cooking till all the fat has melted and there are just very crisp bits left.
- Instead, each village was assigned a number and then placed randomly on the list.
- Its employees must be better placed than most to pay parking charges.
- As the dust settles we are now a little better placed to identify those businesses that are likely to benefit from the Internet revolution.
- These need a lot of space and must not be placed in a windy position.
- Place on a large serving plate and cut into small squares.
- The trap was then placed gently on the floor between the fridge and the stove.
- Yesterday the memorial was roped off, and a wreath had been placed beside it.
- Her mouth began to water at the sight of the ham and eggs, and she placed some on her plate.
- Again, the local authority is best placed to identify and deal with such problems.
- Electrode pairs can be placed at various positions on the body to yield information about the status of the heart.
- The plates may be placed in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
- The Queen gestured to a tray that had been placed beside the bed filled with all sorts of food.
- When everyone has their train in place, each player in turn places tile on the end of trains according to these rules.
- He thinks that Britain is uniquely placed to exploit the advantages of its genetic diversity.
- I informed him that Time would be prepared to transfer the licences but he was best placed to identify potential purchasers.
- As a qualitative research scientist, he is ideally placed to examine the differences.
- Each sector is now appropriately placed to take advantage of the developments in the industry in which it operates.
- He, with his rugged good looks and background, was ideally placed to take advantage of this trend.
- Patients may be placed in unnatural positions for several hours during surgery.
- And the corollary is that people on the ground are best placed to deal with the complexity of pastoral need.
- It is surely the case that in 2006 we are better placed to deal with a pandemic than in 1918.
- They are best placed to explain the events leading to McCreevy's funding decision.
- Although we operate throughout the UK, it is our staff who are best placed to identify needs within their communities.
- Second, it would be up to him, as the lawyer, to be best placed to identify a conflict.
- He grabs her off her horse and places her upside down across his lap.
- It is better placed to reach out to the majority of the people in the community and many are ready to listen to their church leaders.
2.1(in hierarchy, league, race)I wouldn't place money that high on the list of priorities — para mí el dinero no ocupa un lugar tan prioritario
- national security should be placed above everything else — la seguridad nacional debería ponerse por encima de todo
- this victory places her among the top three — este triunfo la sitúa entre las tres primeras
- the team is currently placed fourth — actualmente el equipo ocupa el cuarto puesto / lugar
2.2(in horseracing)to be placed — llegar placé / colocado
3.1(find a home, job for)colocarthey placed her with a Boston firm — la colocaron / le encontraron trabajo en una empresa de Boston
- In the same vein, the entity charged with placing redundant workers into employment, has not improved.
- Through this work, forty children have been placed in adoptive and foster homes.
- It also oversees the care of more than 100 orphans who have been placed with foster families.
- The family made the decision not to contact police until she gave birth to a baby girl, who was immediately placed with foster parents.
- Its overall objective is to employ, train and place individuals in the wider workplace in Wiltshire.
- Taken into the care of the London Borough of Newham, he was placed with a foster family in Mayland.
- Every minute that passed signified a smaller chance that they'd be placed on temp assignments for the day.
- These puppies need to be placed in foster homes for approximately one year.
- Psychologists said the child, who was immediately placed in foster care, would suffer long-term trauma.
- She added that the council would like to improve services in the community so fewer children needed to be placed in secure accommodation.
- In Greenwich there are over 300 children of all ages and from all sections of the community who need to be placed with foster carers.
- In order to prevent children from being tortured, they can be temporarily placed in a foster home.
- They have been placed in foster care, with the expectation she will be reunited with them when she is able to cope.
- He was taken into care before being placed with foster parents.
- The teenager, from Darwen, had been placed with foster carers by Blackburn with Darwen Council social services.
- The children, as many as nine according to some reports, have been placed in foster homes.
- If there is no partner or willing family older children will be placed in foster care.
- Parents and leaders are best placed to impact positively on children.
- Most, though, were placed with foster parents around the country, where the level of care varied enormously.
- It is only those workers whose market wage is below the minimum wage who are placed in employment jeopardy.
3.2(advertisement) poner(phone call) pedir(goods/merchandise) colocarFinance (shares/money) colocarwe placed an order with Acme Corp — hicimos un pedido a Acme Corp
- If an offer, will CostPlus be in breach of contract in attempting to increase the price after Philip has placed an order?
- This time at a lower register which is both more commanding and better suited to an auditory range ruined by years placing bets at the dog track at Concreton.
- Sainsbury's this month confirmed it had placed its highest ever order for fair trade cotton.
- They started at the end of January when my mother placed her Christmas card orders with the reps.
- Anyone driving around in such a thing must have placed his or her order long before they knew how much it would cost, how fast it would go and how much space there was in the boot.
- If the contractor asks for money to buy materials, make sure the order has been placed.
- If any invoice was sent without an order having been placed, this would be in breach of the Unsolicited Goods and Services Act.
- It also plans to raise €8 million by placing over 53 million shares, which he has committed to buy if no new investors emerge.
- The contract has been placed in the hands of Alfred McAlpine Construction.
- "The controlling shareholder is placing the shares before the deal is completed, " he said.
- The shares were placed with institutions at 185p, following heavy oversubscription.
- The technology company raised HK $27 million by placing 96.43 million shares.
- ‘They were placing Christmas orders mostly but also some for spring 2004 for the bigger customers,’ he said.
- However bad the odds against us seem, the odds against placing this bet at all are even higher.
- Through that backdoor listing deal, it has booked a HK $309 million profit from placing Dong Fang Gas shares.
- Other sources have placed the opposition's share of popular support at 12 per cent.
- He raised some $1 billion by placing PCCW shares and plans to borrow $11 billion from banks.
- Analysts on Friday predicted the shares would be placed at a significant discount.
- The electrical company is now thinking of either spinning off shares of Legrand to shareholders or placing an initial public offering of Legrand shares.
- Check with the manufacturer for the exact amount when placing your order.
- It has raised €2.8 million by placing 3.4 million shares at 82 cent each.
- At the Crown Prosecution Service in Harrogate, a spokeswoman said that an interim hospital order had been placed on Payling.
- These were now being examined and the contract would be placed shortly.
- It has been chosen to serve as the investment intermediary in placing the shares on the stock exchange.
- A precedent has been set that thuggish bigots can dictate who plays in a football match by placing one threatening telephone call to the BBC.
- The Upper Arlington Fire Division placed a call for a NAS-T Fire Investigation response.
- But everyone who has placed such an order should be getting their copies shortly.
- Orders can be placed until mid April and will be ready in early May.
- Sometimes people living in the same city prefer to keep in touch with each other through e-mail or text-messaging rather then meeting in person or placing a phone call.
- Over three days they will be placing orders for the spring and summer range for 2004.
- Union bosses called on the Government to give a greater commitment to UK aerospace and shipbuilding industries when placing publicly funded orders.
- Further complicating the effort was the process for placing something on contract.
- So many people were going out to the track, pouring over the program, and placing their ‘sure bets.’
- Later that month a further 350,000 ordinary shares were placed at £3 per ordinary share.
- In effect, this means that if there is any difficulty in placing the shares, he and his associates will put up the money.
- In the meantime, users can be assured their information is in a safe place, and orders can be placed securely.
4.1(identify)(tune) identificar(tune) ubicar Latin Americaher face is familiar, but I can't quite place her — su cara me resulta conocida pero no sé de dónde
- His words that morning had placed him in her mind, and she prayed for his safety as the wall began to crumble.
- Still, I couldn't place her but even her clothing, a worn leather jacket and a red knit scarf, had a certain familiarity.
- Listeners are invited to take part in an audio game in which they must identify and place the sounds they hear.
4.2(locate, estimate)I would place the time of death at around eleven o'clock — estimo que su muerte se produjo alrededor de las once
- that would place (the date of) his arrival in Venice much further back — eso indicaría que su llegada a Venecia fue muy anterior
5(direct carefully)(ball/shot) colocar
1to place fourth/ninth — quedar en cuarto/noveno lugar
- his horse didn't even place — su caballo no llegó ni placé / colocado
- A top-class swimmer and cross-country runner as a junior, she won the London Triathlon in 2001 and is now placing consistently well in World Cup events.
- He has won four Grade 1 races and placed in three others while racing in the United States.
- A total of 12 Super Bowl winners have placed among the top five in offense or defense.
- The Claiborne Farm homebred has won four times and placed twice in six starts on the grass.
- Though her piece wasn't chosen as the cover, she said placing among the finalists inspired her to explore her talent.
- Flat Top has since made 16 starts over the jumps, winning eight races and placing in five others for Gerry.
- He recovered to develop into one of the best of his generation at three, winning three of 11 starts and placing in five other races.
- Other German horses such as Silvano, Boreal and Paolini have all won or been placed in some of the world's biggest races over the past year.
- He has won four of 13 starts, placing in seven other races, and has earned $190,190.
- Prior to the win on Sunday, Warrsan had not placed in four starts this season.
- The eight-year-old horse has run 20 times and has won two races and been placed seven times.
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