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English definition of “set sb down”

set sb down

phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
If a vehicle sets down a passenger , it stops so that the passenger can get out: The taxi set us down a long way from our hotel , and we had to walk .Placing and positioning an object
(Definition of set sb down from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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