eggcorn candidate? "come into place" for "come into play"

Amy West medievalist at W-STS.COM
Wed Mar 25 15:41:59 UTC 2009

I searched the Eggcorn database for this and it returned 0 results.

I've spotted a student using "come into place" where I'd expect "come
into play" in a paper:

"This leads one to think whether this is completely true or whether
there are any exceptions. Many factors may come into place. Sex,
race, or background can affect the dialect of a newscaster, even the
type of news it is may very well come into place."

---Amy West

The American Dialect Society -

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