Set

  • 181 set\ to — v 1. To make a serious beginning. Charlie took a helping of turkey, grabbed his knife and fork, and set to. 2. To start to fight. One man called the other a liar and they set to …

    Словарь американских идиом

  • 182 set on — PHRASAL VERB To set animals on someone means to cause the animals to attack them. [V n P n] They brought the young men in and set the dogs on them …

    English dictionary

  • 183 set up —    1. to provide accommodation for (a mistress)    From the meaning, to establish. The object of the setter up is to keep her away from others, if he can:     When Christine refused to leave Ward and be set up in a flat, [Profumo] refused to meet …

    How not to say what you mean: A dictionary of euphemisms

  • 184 set-to — noun (countable usually singular + with) informal a short fight or quarrel see also: set to set 1 …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 185 set — I s ( et, set) del av match i t.ex. tennis II s ( et, set) uppsättning av t.ex. verktyg el. kläder, sätt …

    Clue 9 Svensk Ordbok

  • 186 Set — 1Set vgl. Seth   2Sẹt , das, auch der; [s], s <englisch> (Satz [= Zusammengehöriges]; Platzdeckchen)   3Sẹt , das; [s], (Druckwesen Dickteneinheit bei den Monotypeschriften); 7 Set   4Sẹt, der; [s], s (Film, Fernsehen Drehort;… …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 187 Set-up — D✓Set up, Set|up [ sɛt|ap], das; s, s <englisch> (EDV Hilfsprogramm, das neue Software auf dem Computer installiert) …

    Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • 188 Set — das Set, s (Mittelstufe) mehrere zusammengehörige Dinge Beispiel: Das Set besteht aus vier Stühlen und einem Tisch …

    Extremes Deutsch

  • 189 set —   the environment (an exterior or interior locale) where the action takes place in a film; when used in contrast to location, it refers to an artificially constructed time/place (a backdrop painting or a dusty Western street with a facade of… …

    Glossary of cinematic terms

  • 190 set — See: GET SET …

    Dictionary of American idioms

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  • 192 Set — Seth Seth, prop. n. (Egyptian Mythology) An evil beast headed god with high square ears and a long snout; his was the brother and murderer of Osiris. Called also {Set} [WordNet 1.6] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 193 set at — phrasal to mount an attack on ; assail < would go although…devils should set at me Charlotte Yonge > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 194 set by — transitive verb Date: circa 1601 to set apart for future use …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 195 set in — verb Date: 15th century transitive verb insert; especially to stitch (a small part) within a large article < set in a sleeve of a dress > intransitive verb to become established …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 196 set on — verb Date: 14th century transitive verb 1. attack 2. a. obsolete promote b. to urge (as a dog) to attack or pursue c. to incite to action ; instigate d. to set to work …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 197 set-to — noun (plural set tos) Date: 1743 a usually brief and vigorous fight or debate …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 198 set — 1) a single use of a net, pot or string of pots from laying it out to hauling it in 2) the total units of a longline 3) the direction towards which a current flows 4) to pull on a fishing line in order to fix a hook in …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 199 set in — verb To take root, become established. That was the point at which the rot set in …

    Wiktionary

  • 200 set — See set, sit …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions


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