1. [fixed - expression, amount]   fijo ( f fija)
[ - pattern, method]   establecido ( f establecida)
 set phrase   frase hecha
2. (UK) SCH [text etc]   asignado ( f asignada)
3. [ready, prepared]
 set (for something/to do something)   listo ( f lista)(para algo/para hacer algo)
4. [determined]
 to be set on something/doing something   estar empeñado ( f empeñada) en algo/hacer algo
 to be set in one's ways   tener costumbres muy arraigadas



1. [collection - generally]   juego m
[ - of stamps]   serie f
2. [TV, radio]   aparato m
3. THEAT   decorado m
CIN   plató m
4. TENNIS   set m
5. [hairdressing]   marcado m



[set] ( pt & pp set,     cont setting )
transitive verb Conjugation
1. [position, place]   Conjugation poner, Conjugation colocar
2. [fix, insert]
 to set something in or into   montar algo en
3. [cause to be or start]
 to set free   poner en libertad
 to set fire to   prender fuego a
 to set something in motion   poner algo en marcha
 to set somebody's mind at rest   tranquilizar a alguien
 to set somebody thinking   hacer pensar a alguien
4. [trap, table, essay]   Conjugation poner
5. [alarm, meter]   Conjugation poner
6. [time, wage]   Conjugation fijar
7. [example]   Conjugation dar
 to set a good example   dar ejemplo
[precedent]   Conjugation sentar
[trend]   Conjugation imponer, Conjugation dictar
8. [target]   Conjugation fijar
9. MED [bones, leg]   Conjugation componer
10. [arrange]
 to set something to music   poner música a algo
11. [book, play, film]   Conjugation situar, Conjugation ambientar
 the series is set in London   la serie está ambientada en Londres



[set] ( pt & pp set,     cont setting )
intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [sun]   Conjugation ponerse
2. [jelly]   cuajarse
[glue, cement]   Conjugation secarse, solidificarse


set about

transitive verb inseparable Conjugation
[start - task]   Conjugation comenzar
[ - problem]   Conjugation atacar
 to set about doing something   ponerse a hacer algo


set against

transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [lessen effect of]   contrarrestar con
 the advantages must be set against the cost   hay que comparar las ventajas con el costo
2. [cause to oppose]   enemistar con
 she set them against each other   los enemistó


set ahead

transitive verb separable
(US) [clock]   Conjugation adelantar


set apart

transitive verb separable Conjugation
 to set something/somebody apart from   distinguir algo/a alguien de


set aside

transitive verb separable
1. [keep, save]   Conjugation reservar
2. [dismiss - enmity, differences]   dejar de lado


set back

transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [delay]   Conjugation retrasar
2. (inf) [cost]
 this book set me back £10   este libro me costó 10 libras


set down

transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [write down]   poner por escrito
2. [drop off]   Conjugation dejar


set in

intransitive verb Conjugation
[depression]   afianzarse
[winter, infection]   Conjugation comenzar


set off

transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [initiate, cause]   Conjugation provocar
2. [ignite - bomb]   hacer estallar


set off

intransitive verb Conjugation
  ponerse en camino


set on

transitive verb separable Conjugation
  arremeter contra


set out

transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [arrange]   Conjugation disponer
2. [explain]   Conjugation exponer


set out

intransitive verb Conjugation
1. [on journey]   ponerse en camino
2. [intend]
 to set out to do something   proponerse a hacer algo


set up

transitive verb separable Conjugation
1. [business]   Conjugation poner, Conjugation montar
[committee, organization]   Conjugation crear
[procedure]   Conjugation establecer
[interview, meeting]   Conjugation organizar
 to set somebody up in business   montar un negocio a alguien
 to set oneself up   establecerse
 to set up house or home   instalarse
2. [statue, roadblock]   Conjugation levantar
3. [cause, produce]   Conjugation provocar
4. [prepare for use]   Conjugation preparar
5. (inf) [frame]   tender una trampa a


set up

intransitive verb Conjugation
[establish o.s.]   Conjugation establecerse

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