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English definition of “set sb up”

set sb up

phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (setting, set, set)
COMMERCE to provide the money or other support so that someone can start a business or work in a particular position: set sb up (as sth) After he lost his job, his father set him up as a consultant to the family business.set yourself up Noye set himself up as a haulage contractor.
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