place next to

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place someone or something next to someone or something

to put someone or something immediately adjacent to someone or something. Please don't place Donna next to Betty for the class photograph. They are wearing identical dresses. Please don't place the flowers next to me. I have hay fever.
See also: next, place
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But as if simple appellations to place next to Weight & Length, mama, three weeks after color set in, gave nicknames.
In this first monograph devoted to the art of Magdalena Abakanowicz, Barbara Rose introduces her as a canonical artist of the 20th century who merits a place next to such giants as Pablo Picasso and Jackson Pollock.
For medical diagnosis, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) quickly took a place next to computerized tomography (CT) as a sophisticated imaging technology.
An ardent segregationist who used his committee to hold up or weaken civil rights legislation, Smith, at the very least, deserves a place next to Bull Connor and the "old' George Wallace in the demonology of the civil rights movement.
As a young company, we are very proud to take our place next to some of the strongest and fastest-growing businesses in the city of Philadelphia," said Deborah Hull, president and chief executive officer of MedCases.
She will be accompanied by members of Nuneaton and Stocking-ford branch of the Royal British Legion for the appeal launch, which will take place next to the fountain in the Market Place.
Speaking of which, the tribal council is depicted as taking place next to a massive waterfall, yet there's absolutely no background noise when host Jeff Probst makes his goofy observations on fire and life and lessons learned and characters built.