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set sb/sth on sb

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to make an animal or person attack someone: The security guards set their dogs on the intruders. If you do that again, I'll set my big brother on you!
Translations of “set sb/sth on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…攻擊(某人)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使…攻击(某人)…
(Definition of set sb/sth on sb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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