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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Mildred soon told the ladies of her romantic marriage with Philip; and he found himself an object of interest because his family, county people in a very good position, had cut him off with a shilling because he married while he was only a stoodent; and Mildred's father, who had a large place down Devonshire way, wouldn't do anything for them because she had married Philip.
He's got a most magnificent place down at Streatham and a 20 h.
A man that lives by himself in a place down by the Riverside Road like a toy savings bank--don't you know the things I mean?
You're a smart wench, Lucy," he persisted; "I mean to do well by ye, and get ye a nice place down river; and you'll soon get another husband,--such a likely gal as you--"
He had to take on board forty tons of dynamite and a hundred and twenty tons of gunpowder at a place down the river before proceeding to sea.
Why yes of course,' returned Flora; 'and of all the strangest names I ever heard the strangest, like a place down in the country with a turnpike, or a favourite pony or a puppy or a bird or something from a seed-shop to be put in a garden or a flower-pot and come up speckled.
Kenya have dropped one place down to position 106 in latest Fifa rankings released yesterday.
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.