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place
British English: /pleɪs/
American English: /pleɪs/

Translation of place in Arabic:

noun/اسم

  • 1
    (location, position)
    your place of birth/work
    مَكان وِلادَتِكَ \ عَمَلِكَ
    her leg was broken in several places
    كانَت ساقُها مَكْسورةً في أَماكِنَ عَديدةٍ
    to move from place to place
    انْتَقَلَ من مَكانٍ إلى مَكانٍ
    is this the right place?
    هل هذا هو المَكانُ الصَحيحُ؟
    to be in the right place at the right time
    كانَ في المَكانِ المُناسِبِ في الوَقْتِ المُناسِبِ
    to lose/find one's place
    فَقَدَ \ وَجَدَ مَكانَهُ
  • 2
    [informal] (town, hotel, etc)
    a good place to eat
    مَكان جَيِّد للأَكْلِ
    there isn't much to do in this place
    لَيْسَ هُناكَ الكَثيرُ لِنَفْعَلَهُ في هذا المَكانِ
    a little place called Kingsthorpe
    مَكان صَغير يُدْعى كينْغِسْثورْب
    to be seen in all the right places
    تَواجَدَ دائِماً في المَكانِ المُناسِبِ
    new houses are going up all over the place
    هُناكَ بُيوتٌ جَديدةٌ في كُلِّ مَكانٍ
    your hair is all over the place!
    شَعْرُكَ مُبَعْثَرٌ!
  • 3
    (home)
    David's place
    بَيْت دايْفِد
    a place by the sea
    بَيْت على البَحْرِ
    I want a place of my own
    أُريدُ بَيْتاً خاصًّا بي
  • 4
    (on a bus, at a table, in a queue)
    to keep a place for somebody
    حَجَزَ مَكاناً لِشَخْصٍ
    I couldn't find a place to park
    لم أَسْتَطِعْ أنْ أَجِدَ مَكاناً في المُنْتَزَهِ
    please take your places
    خُذوا أَماكِنَكُمْ من فَضْلِكُمْ
    to change places with somebody
    تَبادَلَ مَكانَهُ مع شَخْصٍ
    to lay or set a place for somebody
    تَرَكَ مَكاناً لِشَخْصٍ
  • 6
    (on a course)
    to get a place at Cambridge
    قُبِلَ في كَمْبْريدْج
  • 7
    (in competitions, races)
    to finish in first/third place
    انْتَهى في المَرْتَبةِ الأولى \ الثالِثةِ
    to take second place to something
    جاءَ في المَرْتَبةِ الثانِيةِ بعد شَخْصٍ
  • 9 (in the correct position) See examples: everything is in its place
    كُلُّ شَيْءٍ في مَكانِهِ
    to hold something in place
    حافَظَ على شَيْءٍ في مَكانِهِ
    to put a system/procedure in place
    وَضَعَ نِظاماً \ إجْراءً
    to put somebody in their place
    عَرَّفَ شَخْصاً قَدْرَهُ
  • 10
    (role)
    to take somebody's place it's not my place to tell her
    لَيْسَتْ مُهِمَّتي أنْ أُخْبِرَها
    people like that have no place in this organization
    ناسٌ كَأولَئِكَ لَيْسَ لَهُمْ مَكانٌ في هذه المُنَظَّمةِ
  • 11 (situation) See examples: in my/his place
    في مَكاني \ مَكانِهِ
  • 12 (American English/الإنكليزية الأمريكية) [informal] (unspecified location) See examples: some place
    مَكان ما
    it'll turn up some place
    سَيَظْهَرُ في مَكانٍ ما

also: out of place adjectival phrase/عبارة وصفية

  • (remark, behaviour, language)
    لَيْسَ في مَحَلِّهِ \ مَكانِهِ
    to look out of place
    (building, person)
    بَدا خارِجَ المَكانِ
    بَدا مُتَناقِضاً
    to feel out of place
    شَعَرَ أَنَّهُ لَيْسَ في مَكانِهِ

also: in place of prepositional phrase/عبارة تبدأ بحرف جر

  • عِوَضاً عن
    (a player, material, an object)
    he spoke in my place
    تَكَلَّمَ بَدَلاً مِنّي

transitive verb/فعل متعد

  • 1
    (to put carefully) (stem vowel = a) (Form I) (a book, glass, one's hand)
    I placed the clock/glass on the shelf
    وَضَعْتُ الساعةَ \ الكَأْسَ على الرَفِّ
  • 2
    (to arrange) (Form I) (stem vowel = a) (the cards, chairs, slices)
    to place the cards face down on the table
    وَضَعَ الأَوْراقَ مَقْلوبةً على الطاوِلةِ
    to place the chairs in a ring
    وَضَعَ الكَراسِيَ في شَكْلِ دائِرةٍ
  • 3
    (to locate) (Form II)
    to place somebody in charge of a project
    أَوْلى شَخْصاً المَسْؤوليّةَ عن مَشْروعٍ
    to be strategically/awkwardly placed
    وُضِعَ بِشَكْلٍ اسْتْراتيجيٍّ \ غَريبٍ
    to place somebody at risk
    وَضَعَ حَياةَ شَخْصٍ في خَطَرٍ
    he is not well placed to judge
    لَيْسَ في إمْكانِهِ أنْ يَحْكُمَ
  • 4 (to make arrangements for) See examples: to place an advertisement in the paper
    وَضَعَ إعْلاناً في الجَريدةِ
    to place an order for something
    طَلَبَ شَيْئاً
    to place a bet on a horse
  • 5
    (to attach) (Form I) (stem vowel = a) (confidence, reliance, emphasis)
    I placed my trust in him
    وَضَعْتُ ثِقَتي فيهِ
    we place great emphasis on technical skills
    نُؤَكِّدُ كَثيراً على المَهاراتِ التِقْنيّةِ
  • 6
    (to rank) (Form II), (Form II),
    احْتَلَّ مَرْتَبةً
    (competitor, a company, product)
    the Kenyan runner was placed third
    صُنِّفَ العَدّاءُ الكينيُّ ثالِثاً
    the merger places the company in the top 10
    جَعَلَ الانْدِماجُ الشَرِكةَ تَحْتَلُّ مَرْتَبةً في قائِمةِ أَفْضَلِ 10 شَرِكاتٍ
  • 7
    (to identify) (Form V) (a person, an accent)
    I can't place him/his face
    لا أَسْتَطيعُ أنْ أَتَعَرَّفَ عَلَيْهِ \ على مَلامِحِ وَجْهِهِ
  • 8
    (to find a good spot for) (stem vowel = a) (Form I) (a child, trainee)

Idioms

to fall or fit into place

(أَصْبَحَ واضِحاً)

to have friends in high places

كانَ عِنْدَهُ مَعارِفُ في مَراكِزَ مُهِمّةٍ

to take place

(حَدَثَ)

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