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Meanings of Set out:

phrasal verb

Begin a journey.

Usage examples:

We set out from new york on friday for egypt

Meanings of Set something to music:

idiom

To write or provide music for a poem, story, or other words so that it can be performed

Usage examples:

The poem was set to music in 1888.

Meanings of Set the thames on fire:

idiom

To cause a lot of excitement or strong feelings

Usage examples:

His books sell fairly well, but they don't exactly set the thames on fire., the contest to become m…

Meanings of Set the world on fire:

phrase

Do something remarkable or sensational.

Usage examples:

The film hasn't exactly set the world on fire
idiom

To not be very exciting or successful

Usage examples:

He has a nice enough voice but he's not going to set the world on fire.

Meanings of Set up:

collocation

Create by putting components or members together

phrasal verb

Place or erect something in position.

Usage examples:

Police set up a roadblock on lower thames street

Meanings of Set-against:

phrasal verb

To consider one thing in relation to another

Usage examples:

He describes the major discoveries in the field, set against the backdrop of how scientists work to…

Meanings of Set-apart:

idiom

Select something or someone for a specific purpose

phrasal verb

Separate something and keep it for a special purpose.

Usage examples:

There were books and rooms set apart as libraries

Meanings of Set-back:

idiom

Hold back to a later time

phrasal verb

Delay or impede the progress of someone or something.

Usage examples:

This incident undoubtedly set back research

Meanings of Set-down:

phrasal verb

To write or print words, ideas, or information

Usage examples:

It’s often a lot of work to set your thoughts down on paper.

Meanings of Set-down-to:

phrasal verb

To write or print words, ideas, or information

Usage examples:

It’s often a lot of work to set your thoughts down on paper.

Meanings of Set-expression:

verb

To put something in a particular place or position

Usage examples:

Set the box on its end., our house is set back from the road., [ m ] she set down her teacup and le…

Meanings of Set-fire-to:

idiom

To cause something or someone to start burning

Usage examples:

The protesters set fire to several vehicles.

Meanings of Set-foot-in:

idiom

To enter a place

Usage examples:

Can you believe she’s never set foot in a mcdonald’s?

Meanings of Set-great-store-by:

idiom

To consider something to be of great, little, etc. importance or value

Usage examples:

She's setting a lot of store by this job interview - i only hope she gets it.

Meanings of Set-in-motion:

idiom

To begin something

Usage examples:

Newly discovered evidence set a second investigation in motion.

Meanings of Set-in-place:

idiom

To enter a place

Usage examples:

Can you believe she’s never set foot in a mcdonald’s?

Meanings of Set-light-to:

phrase

To cause something to start burning

Usage examples:

The lamp caught fire and set light to the curtains., they stole a car and set light to it., the fir…

Meanings of Set-little:

idiom

To consider something to be of great, little, etc. importance or value

Usage examples:

She's setting a lot of store by this job interview - i only hope she gets it.

Meanings of Set-little-store-by:

idiom

To consider something to be of great, little, etc. importance or value

Usage examples:

She's setting a lot of store by this job interview - i only hope she gets it.

Meanings of Set-loose:

idiom

To allow an animal to run around freely after it has been tied up

Usage examples:

She let her horse loose in the field.

Set-menu

ˌset ˈmen.juː

Meanings of Set-menu:

noun

A menu (= a list of the dishes available at a restaurant) that has a small number of meals to choose from, at a fixed price, or the food on this menu

Usage examples:

The restaurant serves moderately priced food on both its à la carte and set menus., their set menu …

Meanings of Set-off:

phrasal verb

Begin a journey.

Usage examples:

They set off together in the small car

Meanings of Set-on:

phrasal verb

To cause someone or something to attack someone

Usage examples:

The security guards set their dogs on the intruders.

Meanings of Set-on-fire:

idiom

To cause something or someone to start burning

Usage examples:

A peace activist had set herself on fire in protest over the government's involvement in the war.

Meanings of Set-one-back:

phrasal verb

To cost someone an amount of money

Usage examples:

Our vacation set us back over $3000., then i needed a second operation, which really set me back.

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