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place (someone)

To recognize and remember who someone is. They showed me a picture of a suspect and asked if I knew who it was, but I couldn't place her. A: "Do you remember my friend Tom?" B: "I know the name, but I can't place him."
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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?
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Lonely that might well be understood as an artifact of late-twentieth-century investor capitalism, placeable alongside the speeches of Alan Greenspan, the Berkshire Hathaway annual report, and Sun Tzu's The Art of War.(3) Victims fall for the belief that they are in with the crooks who have promised them the insider's advantage.
Perhaps Kenosha and Sheboygan perform well because their clients are unusually placeable or their labor markets favorable.
Being employable does not necessarily make one placeable. Sinick (in Power, 1991) makes a significant distinction: one is employable when one has the requisite skills and work personality necessary to perform the job and one is placeable when one also has the ability to be perceived as attractive to the employer.
The operator station can be removed for easier setup and the receiving cage is lightweight and hand placeable to receive tooling at the end of the burst.
In this simile, the temporal distance between the terms is even greater than that in Homer, for nearly twelve centuries separate the time of the angry Roman mob, with its "faces et saxa" ("brands and stones")--the time of writing--from the time of the action (if the action can be regarded as historically placeable at all).
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It is but an easy step from here to conclude that Tinto's pronouncements against conversational representation in favor of representation by caption are themselves placeable in a scene.