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place someone

to recall someone's name; to recall the details about a person that would help you identify the person. I am sorry, I can't seem to place you. Could you tell me your name again? I can't place her. Did I meet her once before?
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On the other hand, all the happenings in a given place represent what common sense would regard as the appearances of a number of different objects as viewed from that place.
Given a system of particulars which is a physical object, I shall define that one of the system which is in a given place (if any) as the "appearance of that object in that place.
The Morgan place will suit us in every essential particular--we really can't afford to miss such a chance.
Anne realised that the end of their life in this dear place drew nigh, and that she must face the fact bravely.
But the feature of the place is a short column that rises from the middle of the marble pavement of the chapel, and marks the exact centre of the earth.
The next place the guide took us to in the holy church was an altar dedicated to the Roman soldier who was of the military guard that attended at the Crucifixion to keep order, and who--when the vail of the Temple was rent in the awful darkness that followed; when the rock of Golgotha was split asunder by an earthquake; when the artillery of heaven thundered, and in the baleful glare of the lightnings the shrouded dead flitted about the streets of Jerusalem--shook with fear and said, "Surely this was the Son of God
I asked her how the place looked to her when she first came into it.
Not five minutes since," she thought to herself, "I was longing to change places with
Before he could say the rest, I was occupying that one inside place.
The first place to be met with in travelling along the coast of Africa is Rondelo, situate over against Toro, and celebrated for the same miraculous passage.
I had noticed that he always advanced with his dim torch to where he could place the food within my reach and as he stooped to place it upon the floor his head was about on a level with my breast.
This was the only place where he showed distinct reverence.
There was only one interpretation that I could place on what I had just seen and heard.
Please God, we shall be there soon--to-morrow or next day at the farthest--and in the meantime let us think, dear, that it was a good thing we came here; for we are lost in the crowd and hurry of this place, and if any cruel people should pursue us, they could surely never trace us further.
The light became more and more oppressive to me, and the heat wearying me as I walked, I sought a place where I could receive shade.