place at

place someone or something at something

 
1. to put someone or something somewhere. The king placed extra guards at the door for the night. I placed the wine bottle at the left of the host.
2. to figure that someone or something was in a certain place. The detective placed Randy at the scene of the crime about midnight. I place the getaway car at the first tollbooth at dawn.
See also: place
References in classic literature ?
Therefore in every place at all times a vast multitude of things must be happening, namely, at least one for every physical object which can be seen or photographed from that place.
You know you will like that lovely old place at the Glen after you have lived in it long enough to have dear memories woven about it," said Leslie.
The Passage of Arms, as it was called, which was to take place at Ashby, in the county of Leicester, as champions of the first renown were to take the field in the presence of Prince John himself, who was expected to grace the lists, had attracted universal attention, and an immense confluence of persons of all ranks hastened upon the appointed morning to the place of combat.
Salton and Sir Nathaniel noticed that the young man did not come to claim his appointed place at the dais table; but they understood and made no remark, or indeed did not seem to notice his absence.
So the battle of Borodino did not take place at all as (in an effort to conceal our commanders' mistakes even at the cost of diminishing the glory due to the Russian army and people) it has been described.
I watched the circling ripples round the place at which it had sunk.
She won first place at the 2004 and 2005 Utah State Fair Music Competition, first place in 2004 and 2005 at the Utah MTA Woodwind Competition, and top awards in the 2003 and 2004 Utah Symphony Youth Guild Competition.
The event will take place at La Maganette Ristorante, at 50th St.
However, the figures do not fully convey the impact of the migratory rhythm, since during the stonemasons' absence in the winter months Parisian workers took their place at the hiring fair.
Nolan Todd said his four daughters got similar lessons from a polling place at their own home.
It will take place at the Engineers Country Club in Roslyn Harbor, N.
Her compositions have consistently earned first place at the MTNA state and division levels since 2000.
After six days of intense competition, five high school students from Media, Pennsylvania, the Keystone state, captured first place at the 2000 Canon Envirothon competition that concluded August 5th at Acadia University in Wolfville.
The event will take place at the Westin New York at Times Square.