if I was/were in your place
if I were in your place
If I were in your position or situation. The phrase is used to introduce one's advice about the situation. Often written as "if I was in your place," though this is less formally correct. A: "Sorry about earlier. My computer crashed in the middle of our call." B: "If I were in your place, I'd throw out that old piece of junk and buy a new laptop." I would do what the boss says, if I was in your place.
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if ˌI was/were in ˈyour placeused to introduce a piece of advice you are giving to somebody: If I were in your place, I’d resign immediately.
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- if I were in your place
- be (not) out of the woods
- reality of the situation
- if you can't take the heat, get out of the kitchen
- put a good face on (something)
- get down to the facts
- take (something) by the throat
- if you can't stand the heat
- if you can't stand the heat, get out of the kitchen
- if you can't stand the heat, keep out of the kitchen