Place or placing


Which is correct? The third place went to John or The third placing went to John. Thanks.

asked Aug 07 '12 at 14:36 May New member

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Place is correct in the given case, as a noun is required to complete the noun phrase.

Place is a noun as well so there is no need of using gerund.

link answered Aug 07 '12 at 14:42 Rahul Gupta Expert

I will up-vote you, Sir.

sanjayAug 07 '12 at 17:22

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