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set off/out

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
B2 to ​start a ​journey: What ​time will we have to set off for Grandma's ​housetomorrow? Jenny set off down the ​road on her new ​bike. They've just set off on a round-the-world ​cruise.

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(Definition of set off/out from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “set off/out”
in Chinese (Simplified) 出发,启程…
in Chinese (Traditional) 出發,啓程…
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