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English definition of “set sb up”

set sb up

(BENEFIT) phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to provide the money that someone needs for an important task or activity that is expected to last a long time: Winning the lottery has set them up for life.Giving, providing and supplying to provide someone with the energy or health that you need for a particular period of time: A good breakfast really sets you up for the day.Treating and caring for people
(Definition of set sb up (BENEFIT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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