finish in third place

finish in third place
be the third person to complete a race or competition, reach the end of a race or competition in third place, come in third

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • place */*/*/ — I UK [pleɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms place : singular place plural places 1) a) an area, or a position I don t like crowded places. Let s find a quiet place where we can talk. Keep your credit cards in a safe place. Will had broken his… …   English dictionary

  • place — place1 [ pleıs ] noun count *** ▸ 1 area/position ▸ 2 town/country/building ▸ 3 opportunity to be in something ▸ 4 seat/position ▸ 5 position in a race etc. ▸ 6 right occasion for something ▸ 7 point in book etc. ▸ 8 importance to people ▸ 9… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • place — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 particular position/area ADJECTIVE ▪ convenient, good, great, ideal, perfect ▪ horrible, terrible ▪ It …   Collocations dictionary

  • place — [[t]ple͟ɪs[/t]] ♦ places, placing, placed 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A place is any point, building, area, town, or country. ...Temple Mount, the place where the Temple actually stood. ...a list of museums and places of interest... We re going to… …   English dictionary

  • place — [plās] n. [OFr < L platea, a broad street (in LL, an open space) < Gr plateia, a street < platys, broad: see PLATY ] 1. a square or court in a city 2. a short street, often closed at one end 3. space; room 4. a particular area or… …   English World dictionary

  • Place — (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space regarded as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Place kick — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Place name — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Place of arms — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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