give place to
phrasal to be replaced or succeeded by <
optimism gave place to worry
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • give place to — index succeed (follow) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • give place to — be succeeded or replaced by * * * give place to see ↑place, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑give give place to (something) formal : to be replaced by (something) Confidence gave place to [=(more commonly) gave way to] fear …   Useful english dictionary

  • give place to — a) idi to give precedence to b) idi to be succeeded or replaced by …   From formal English to slang

  • give place to — See: GIVE RISE TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give place to — See: GIVE RISE TO …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • give\ place\ to — See: give rise to …   Словарь американских идиом

  • give place to — make room for; give up, waive the rights to …   English contemporary dictionary

  • give place to — be succeeded or replaced by. → place …   English new terms dictionary

  • give place to something — give place to (something) formal : to be replaced by (something) Confidence gave place to [=(more commonly) gave way to] fear. Further down the street, tall office buildings give place to rows of tidy houses. • • • Main Entry: ↑place * * * give… …   Useful english dictionary

  • give place to somebody — give ˈplace to sb/sth idiom (formal) to be replaced by sb/sth Syn: give way to • Houses and factories gave place to open fields as the train gathered speed. Main entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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