in place of somebody/something

in place of someone or something

instead of someone or something; as a substitute for someone or something. I changed my mind. I want a red one in place of the blue one. John came to help in place of Max, who was sick.
See also: of, place

in place of somebody/something

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in somebody’s/something’s ˈplace

instead of somebody/something: You can use milk in place of cream in this recipe.He was unable to go to the ceremony, but he sent his son in his place.
See also: of, place, somebody, something

in place of

Instead of.
See also: of, place