set sb off Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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set sb off

informal
phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to ​cause someone to ​start doing something: [+ -ing verb] Every ​time I ​think about it, it sets me off ​laughing. She's ​finallystoppedcrying - don't set her off again.
(Definition of set sb off from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “set sb off”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使(某人)开始做…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使(某人)開始做…
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