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set to

verb uk phrasal verb with set   /set/ ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set) us  

(WORK)

to start working or dealing with something in an energetic and determined way: If we all set to, we should be able to finish the job in a week.

(FIGHT)

informal to begin to fight
Translations of “set to”
in Chinese (Traditional) 工作, 幹勁十足地開始做, 毅然開始…
in Chinese (Simplified) 工作, 干劲十足地开始做, 毅然开始…
(Definition of set to phrasal verb, verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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