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What does "in place" mean here?



 
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What does "in place" mean here? #1 (permalink) Wed Mar 24, 2010 11:49 am   What does "in place" mean here?
 

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #165 "Commercial Property", question 8

In hindsight, users of their financial statements were not well served by the accounting system ......... at the time.

(a) at hand
(b) in place
(c) on hold
(d) underway

Business English Lesson, Advanced Level

ESL/EFL Test #165 "Commercial Property", answer 8

In hindsight, users of their financial statements were not well served by the accounting system in place at the time.

Correct answer: (b) in place
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What does "in place" mean here?
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What does "in place" mean here? #2 (permalink) Wed Mar 24, 2010 12:55 pm   What does "in place" mean here?
 

being used; functioning; operational
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What does "in place" mean here? #3 (permalink) Wed Mar 24, 2010 13:04 pm   What does "in place" mean here?
 

Thanks, teacher Mister Micawber. From my subconciousness I think the phrase has the meaning as you said, but I looked it up in the dictionary, only giving the meaning of in right position. So I resort to you. Now I got it, thanks.
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