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set sb down

verb uk phrasal verb with set   /set/ ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set) us  
If a vehicle sets down a passenger, it stops so that the passenger can get out: The taxi set us down a long way from our hotel, and we had to walk.
Translations of “set sb down”
in Chinese (Traditional) (車輛)停下來讓(乘客)下車…
in Chinese (Simplified) (车辆)停下来让(乘客)下车…
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