place down


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Verb1.place down - cause to sit or seat or be in a settled position or place; "set down your bags here"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
plonk, plunk down, plump, plump down, plunk, flump, plank, plop - set (something or oneself) down with or as if with a noise; "He planked the money on the table"; "He planked himself into the sofa"
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A CONVICTED arsonist who walked into Whiston Hospital's A&E department, threatening to burn the place down, has avoided jail.
They beat us in the last game at Brockville before they tore the place down.
Noting that the rankings has continued to be a mystery to soccer followers, football coach George Anizoba said that despite its victories this year, Nigeria is only placed fourth in Africa while dropping one place down in the world rankings.
Guess what the band that was shaking this place down was our very own JAH MAICA.
Coun Eddie Darke, North Tyneside Council's cabinet member for leisure, culture and tourism, said: "There can't be many festivals where the action takes place down a high street, in a shopping centre, a car park, a library and a park.
Andy Batters On nursery ordered to close down It's a good job they closed the place down.
He said: "When you look at the table, from 11th place down only four points separate the teams down to us.
He screams the place down demanding his money back and starts a run on the bank.
So when I see a mum chatting to her chum while her 'precious prince' causes havoc in a mall, or a father who just tuts and shrugs his shoulders as his daughter screams the place down until she gets her way, I despair.
The Bear pub in Willenhall has attracted the attentions of the boys in blue after some 20 call outs in a matter of weeks over the summer and the cops now want to close the place down.
He said: "There were bouncers at the door and we were told the big bosses had gone in and shut the place down.
Catching the little blighters is difficult enough, but piglets go absolutely bonkers and scream the place down if you pick them up, and the ear-splitting screams can turn the sow into a potential killing machine, determined to defend her babies at all costs.