Thesaurus for placing
Synonyms, antonyms, and related words for placing
An exclamation which may be used to inform someone that they have crossed the line by word or deed, and must therefore be put back in their 'place'. Usually accompanied by a hand gesture reminiscent of talk to the hand, in which the outwards-facing palm is almost in contact with the face of the wrong-doer. A truly successful 'place' is said to have occurred if the miscreant is caught off-balance by the act of putting them in said place.
Temple Robber: I'm totally going to sneak into this temple.
Temple Guard: Place!
Tourist: Might I please have some information about local trains?
Tourist Information Desk: You have to go to the Travel Centre. Place!