Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “set sb/sth on sb”

See all translations

set sb/sth on sb

phrasal verb with set /set/ verb ( present tense setting, past tense and past participle set)
to make an animal or person attack someone
使…攻击(某人)
The security guards set their dogs on the intruders.
警卫放狗咬非法闯入者。
If you do that again, I'll set my big brother on you!
如果你再那么做,我会叫我大哥来对付你!
Physical and sexual assault and abductionSexual activity in general
Translations of “set sb/sth on sb”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使…攻擊(某人)…
(Definition of set sb/sth on sb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “set sb/sth on sb” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

make believe

believing or imagining things that appear to be attractive or exciting, but are not real

Word of the Day

Lies, lies, lies!

by Kate Woodford,
February 25, 2015
​​​ According to sociologists (=people who study the relationships between people living in groups), we are good at lying. As a species, we have developed a remarkable ability to deceive each other (= persuade each other that something false is true). Being able to say things that are not true can help with

Read More 

showrooming noun

February 23, 2015
the activity of examining a product in a physical store and then making the purchase with an online retailer Amazon’s new smartphone is specifically designed to make showrooming fast and easy.

Read More