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English definition of “set sb up”

set sb up

(ESTABLISH) phrasal verb with set     /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to establish someone or yourself in a business or position : After he left college , his father set him up in the family business . She set her self up as an interior designer .Recruiting staff, applying for and accepting jobs
(Definition of set sb up (ESTABLISH) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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