Phrasal Verbs 18 | Hamaraguru

Phrasal Verbs 18 | Hamaraguru

Word

Vocabulary

Example

 Set about

 (start doing)

 as soon as she reached home, she set about calling up her friends.

 Set aside

 (allocate, Strike down, turn down)

 the Supreme Court set aside the verdict of the Lower court in this sensitive matter.

 Set in

 (begin)

 as soon as summer sets in, the crocodiles come out of hibernation.

 Set off

 (to begin a series of events, process, improve)

 privatization has been set off the process of liberalization in foreign trade.

 Set up

 (establish)

 the factory was set up by her uncle.

 Set forth

 (start on a journey, explain)

 the party will set forth its views on globalization at a public rally.

 Set out

 (start on a journey, set forth)

 no sooner was the hunter informed of loin's presence in the forest than he set out.

 Sit back

 (relax)

 she believes that she has the right to sit back while others should work hard.

 Sit up

 (stay out of bed, stay up)

 she sat up till her son returned.

 Stand-by

 (support, help)

 although she promised to stand by me in difficulties, he did not live up to it.