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set sth aside

phrasal verb with set
 
 
/set/ verb ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to save something, usually time or money, for a special purposeKeeping and storing things
Translations of “set sth aside”
in Chinese (Traditional) 目的, 撥出,留出(金錢或時間)…
in Russian откладывать, копить…
in Turkish ayırmak, bir kenara koymak…
in Chinese (Simplified) 目的, 拨出,留出(金钱或时间)…
in Polish odkładać coś…
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