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Translation of "set" - English-Italian dictionary

set

verb   /set/ ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
B1 to arrange a time when something will happen fissare, stabilire Should we set a date for the next meeting? The next meeting is set for 6 February.
B1 When the sun sets, it moves down in the sky so that it cannot be seen. tramontare
B1 If a book, play, or movie is set in a place or period of time, the story happens there or at that time. ambientare It’s a historical adventure set in India in the 1940s.
to make a piece of equipment ready to be used mettere a punto, regolare He set the alarm for 7 a.m.
set someone free
to allow someone to leave prison rilasciare qualcuno
set fire to something
to make something start burning appiccare il fuoco a qualcosa
set the table
to put plates, knives, forks, etc. on the table before you have a meal apparecchiare
If a liquid substance sets, it becomes solid. rassodarsi
UK If you set work or an exam at a school or college, you ask the students to do it. assegnare Mr Harley forgot to set us any science homework.
(Definition of set verb from the Cambridge English-Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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