English expression – a place for everything and everything in its place
The English language has a lot of vocabulary that can be used in different situations with a variety of meanings. When you look for a translation in your own language you must be very careful to look at the context of the word.
The word PLACE can have a lot of different meanings.
A place can be somewhere to put something:
A garage is a place where we can keep our car
A wardrobe is a place where we can hang our clothes
This is why our mothers always tell us that we should:
have a place for everything and put everything in its place
A place can be your house:
- – Why don’t we watch a DVD and practise our English?
- – Good idea! Your place or mine?