set sth/sb up Meaning in Cambridge English Dictionary
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set sth/sb up

phrasal verb with set uk   us   /set/ verb (present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
to provide someone or something with all the necessary things for a particular activity or period of time: I think we're set up with everything we need for the journey. We went on a shopping trip and got him all set up for the new term.
Translations of “set sth/sb up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 爲…提供必需品…
in Chinese (Simplified) 为…提供必需品…
(Definition of set sth/sb up from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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