Definition of in someone's place in English:

in someone's place


  • In someone's position, situation, or circumstances.

    ‘I would not run for president if I were in his place’
    • ‘I guess if I were in her place I wouldn't rest so easy either.’
    • ‘They would do the same thing if they were in his place.’
    • ‘If I was in his place I would never play for the national team again.’
    • ‘Had I been in her place, perhaps I would acted in a similar manner.’
    • ‘If I were in his place, I wouldn't rest until I showed every last one of them exactly what I was made of.’
    • ‘I'd have felt the same if I was in her place.’