take second place

take second place
стоять на втором месте, находиться на заднем плане

...your whole life is banking. Everything else takes second place. (A. Hailey, ‘The Moneychangers’, part III, ch. 25) — ...банковское дело стоит в твоей жизни на первом месте, а все остальное - на втором.


Большой англо-русский фразеологический словарь. - М.: «Русский язык-Медиа».. 2006.

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  • To take the place of — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • place — place1 W1S1 [pleıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(area/space/building etc)¦ 2¦(home )¦ 3 take place 4¦(space to sit or put something)¦ 5¦(point in book/speech)¦ 6¦(opportunity to do something)¦ 7¦(role/position)¦ 8 in place 9 in place o …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • place — 1 (C) PLACE, POSITION, OR AREA 1 POINT/POSITION a) any area, point, or position in space: This is the place where the accident happened. | Make sure you keep it in a safe place. | We kept moving from place to place. | The whole place was covered… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • place — [[t]ple͟ɪs[/t]] ♦ places, placing, placed 1) N COUNT: usu with supp A place is any point, building, area, town, or country. ...Temple Mount, the place where the Temple actually stood. ...a list of museums and places of interest... We re going to… …   English dictionary

  • take the silver — win the silver medal, take second place …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Second Battle of El Alamein — Part of Western Desert Campaign …   Wikipedia

  • Place — (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space regarded as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Place kick — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Place name — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Place of arms — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • place — [plās] n. [OFr < L platea, a broad street (in LL, an open space) < Gr plateia, a street < platys, broad: see PLATY ] 1. a square or court in a city 2. a short street, often closed at one end 3. space; room 4. a particular area or… …   English World dictionary

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