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Stary 06-08-2015, 13:52
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Set the stage for something
To set the stage for something is to create the right conditions in which something can happen.
The government rejected the demands of the transport union and that set the stage for an indefinite strike.

Set the standard
To set the standard is to do something so well that others will have to try hard to achieve similar results.
You cannot set the standard unless you know what you really want to achieve.

Set the table
To set the table is to put the plates, forks, knives etc., on the table. The expression ‘lay the table’ has very similar meanings.

Set someone to work
To set someone to work is to make them work for you.
As soon as I said that I was free, he set me to work.

Set someone to work doing something
She set the boy to work washing the windows.

Set to work
To set to work is to start working with lots of enthusiasm.
We have fixed the roof; now we will set to work on the kitchen.
The expression set to work can be followed by an –ing form or a to-infinitive.
After fixing the roof, we set to work (on) painting the walls.
After fixing the roof, we set to work to paint the walls.
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Stary 08-24-2015, 13:06
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set about
set up camp
set up in business
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all set gotowy, wszystko gotowe
at a set time o umówionej godzinie
at the outset początkowo, na początku
be set in concrete nie dający się już zmienić (np. plan)
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all set - gotowy
make a dead set at someone - ruszyć przeciwko komuś; zaatakować kogoś
set fair - dobrze ustawiony; w dobrej pozycji, kondycji itp.
smart set - elegancki świat
well set up - dobrze zaopatrzony, zabezpieczony
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Stary 11-14-2016, 19:01
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  • all set - prepared, ready, or primed to begin or complete a task at hand;
  • have one's heart set on something - to be desiring and expecting something;
  • set an example - behave in a way that should (or will) be imitated;
  • set something for something - to adjust something for a particular setting;
  • set someone on fire - to excite someone; to make someone passionate.
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Stary 01-06-2017, 20:39
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to set someone against someone/something co po angielsku znaczy tyle co: to cause a person or group to oppose another or to be opposed to something
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Stary 01-07-2017, 09:50
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set sb apart
set one's name
set for sth
set sth forth
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Stary 01-07-2017, 11:05
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dead set against something - completely opposed to something.
set a beggar on horseback, and he'll ride to the devil. - if a poor person becomes wealthy, he or she will quickly become corrupt.
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Stary 01-07-2017, 14:52
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all set to go- prepared, ready, or primed to begin or complete a task at hand,
be set to rights- to be restored to or arranged in the proper, natural, or original state or condition.
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set of pipes - a very loud voice; a good singing voice.

have a set-to (with someone) - to have an argument or fight with someone

Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll ride to the devil - If a poor person becomes wealthy, he or she will quickly become corrupt

set one's seal on - give one's approval to

set in train - to begin an activity or event
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