From the verb place: (⇒ conjugate)
placed is: Click the infinitive to see all available inflections
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [carefully, delicately, deliberately] placed
  2. [well, poorly, excellently, ideally, strategically] placed (to)
  3. is [well] placed to [take advantage, seize the chance]
  4. (the horse) was placed [third] (in the race)
WordReference English Collocations © 2020


Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. a [safe, perfect, welcoming] place
  2. a [good, bad, great, fantastic] place (for a)
  3. [got, won] [first, second, last] place
  4. the [best, worst, most exciting] place (in the world)
  5. the best place to [live, work, go out]
  6. a place to [stay, sleep, eat, park]
  7. there was no place to [stay]
  8. [find, look for] a place to [stay]
  9. go to a [nearby, faraway, distant, foreign] place
  10. visited many places in [England]
  11. visit several places on [the way, vacation]
  12. this is the worst place (I've ever visited)
  13. are we in the right place?
  14. must be in the wrong place
  15. the right place but the wrong time
  16. there's no place like home
  17. there are [five] places left on the [course, flight, trip]
  18. secure a place in the [finals, competition, next round]
  19. get a place at [a good school, Harvard, Oxford University]
  20. [plans, arrangements] have been put in place
  21. the [plans] are (already) in place
  22. the event is taking place next [Saturday, week, month]
  23. is not my place to [say, ask, judge]
  24. I know my place
  25. something seems out of place (here)
  26. the [vase, book, mop] is in its usual place
  27. should have [said so, told me] in the first place
  28. any place [is fine, will do]
  29. holds a place of [power, authority]
  30. people in [high, important, influential] places
n as adj
  1. place [mats, cards, arrangements, markings]
  1. place [it, your hands] on the [table, shelf, desk]
  2. was placed on the [table]
  3. place it in the [water, bag, car]
  4. place it [outside, inside]
  5. placed (it) [on top of, behind, next to]
  6. was placed [outside]
  7. [well, strategically, perfectly, conveniently, already] placed
  8. place a [bid, bet, call]
  9. place your bets
  10. place [restrictions, requirements, limitations] on
  11. place [strict, several, differing] [restrictions]
  12. placed the [orphans, children, immigrants] with
  13. placed [2nd] in the [race, competition]
  14. (familiar) but I can't place it
  15. just can't place [her, his face, the voice]
  16. [children, patients] who are [hard, difficult] to place
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