18 / 11 / 2010

SET-4: meaning and examples

Good morning. Today we complete our look at expressions with the word set in them. 

Today's expression is: to set out

Meaning 1: to leave a place and begin a journey.

Meaning 2: to begin a job, task, etc. with a particular aim or goal.    

Example 1
The hikers set out on the last stage of their journey; they were tired, but very motivated to get home.

Example 2
Setting up the new company was a lot of work, but in the end they succeeded in what they set out to do.  

Remember that tomorrow we will send the Essential Weekly Vitamin for Spanish-speaking students of English.

Have a nice day. Bye!

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