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take (someone's or something's) place

To substitute for someone or something; to stand in someone's or something's stead. It was decided that I would take my sister's place as the head of the company. Due to a scheduling conflict for the professor, the course on modernism has been canceled. I guess that course on 19th-century British Literature will have to take its place.
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take place

to happen. When will this party take place? It's taking place right now.
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take place

1. Happen, occur, as in Let me know where the ceremony will take place. [Second half of 1700s]
2. take the place of. Substitute for, as in These glasses will have to take the place of wine goblets, or Jane took her sister's place in line. [Second half of 1800s]
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take ˈplace

happen: The meeting will take place at eight o’clock.Some strange things had taken place in that old castle.
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take place

To happen; occur.
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