take (someone's or something's) place

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take (someone's or something's) place

To substitute for someone or something; to stand in someone's or something's stead. It was decided that I would take my sister's place as the head of the company. Due to a scheduling conflict for the professor, the course on modernism has been canceled. I guess that course on 19th-century British Literature will have to take its place.
See also: place, take
References in classic literature ?
Come, mesdemoiselles, take your places," said Servin.