Taking place?

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #96 [color=blue]“Letter of Complaint (3)”, question 5

Another visit took in late April but the engineer, although he had got the right part with him, was unable to make the washing machine work.

(a) position
(b) spot
© time
(d) place

Business Idiom in English, Intermediate level

ESL/EFL Test #96 [color=blue]“Letter of Complaint (3)”, answer 5

Another visit took place in late April but the engineer, although he had got the right part with him, was unable to make the washing machine work.

Correct answer: (d) place

Your answer was: [color=red]incorrect
Another visit took time in late April but the engineer, although he had got the right part with him, was unable to make the washing machine work.
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why can i use time here

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The idiom required is ‘take place’, which means ‘occur, happen’. ‘Take time’, which means ‘consume a considerable amount of time’ does not make much sense in this sentence.
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