Phrasal Verbs – SET, Definitions and Example Sentences

English Phrasal Verbs with SET, Explanations and Example Sentences;

English Phrasal Verbs with SET, Explanations and Example Sentences;


Set about

Meaning:

to begin doing something

Example Sentence:

She set about studying.

 

 

Set forth

Meaning:

to start a journey

Example Sentence:

They set forth on their travels in early June.

 

Set off

Meaning:

to initiate sth working

Example Sentence:

Someone set off a fire extinguisher.

 

 

Set up

Meaning:

to place or to build sth

Example Sentence:

The travelers set up a camp on the river bank.

 

Set to

Meaning:

to make sb feel sad

Example Sentence:

When my work gets me downI want to resign.



 

Set aside

Meaning:

to keep sth available for a purpose

Example Sentence:

We set aside some money for repairs.

 

Set in

Meaning:

to take root, start and continue

Example Sentence:

 The rainy season has set in.

 

 

Set on/upon sb

Meaning:

to attack sb

Example Sentence:

He was set on by a vicious dog.

 

 

Set down

Meaning:

to write

Example Sentence:

The rules for service have been set down.

 

Set back

Meaning:

to delay sth or sb

Example Sentence:

The government will set back the reforms.


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  1. Basirul Islam May 25, 2020

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