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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of take place.


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  • For other big productions, like Love Is a Many-Splendored Thing, which takes place in Hong Kong during the Chinese Communist revolution, or the Bogart picture The Left Hand of God, which is set in China during the same period, Esther Lee Johnson remembers that “practically the whole Chinatown was in there.”

    American Chinatown

  • The rights which are held by the people of Wishford are still zealously guarded and the near pagan ceremonial which takes place in Salisbury Cathedral is surely unique.


  • PERSUASION That which takes place when an individual forms a favorable or unfavorable attitude toward an innovation.

    Diffusion of Innovations

  • “All stretching takes place alongside Graham Payne,” declared Scribe.


  • “Well, the action takes place in the summer, you know,” I said, defending myself somewhat, and Mr. Rohan nodded sympathetically.

    The Double Life is Twice as Good

  • One epic battle takes place when an initially polite caller asks if she works for Undersecretary-General Egeland.

    A Billion Lives

  • The Herbal Studies course takes place in Beijing, China—round-trip airfare, accommodations, interpreters, and meals are included in the tuition—and includes study of herbs, formulas, and treatment strategies for epigastric pain, constipation, diabetes, and infertility.

    You’re Certifiable

  • Miss America pageant: 1921, September 7: The first Miss America Pageant, called the ‘Inter-City Beauty Pageant,’ takes place in Atlantic City as a part of a Fall Frolic to attract tourists.

    American Chinatown

  • Uddiyana Bandha takes place when the lower stomach pulls back toward the spine, and the diaphragm lifts up toward the chest.

    Itsy Bitsy Yoga

  • The general chapter meets for the election of the superior-general; if this takes place only every twelve years, there may be a meeting of the chapter after six years for the transaction of business.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss


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