set sth/sb up Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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set sth/sb up

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phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to ​provide someone or something with all the ​necessary things for a ​particularactivity or ​period of ​time: I ​think we're set up with everything we need for the ​journey. We went on a ​shoppingtrip and got him all set up for the new ​term.
(Definition of set sth/sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “set sth/sb up”
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…提供必需品…
in Chinese (Traditional) 爲…提供必需品…
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