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set out

phrasal verb with set
 
 
/set/ verb ( present participle setting, past tense and past participle set)
INTEND to start doing something when you have already decided what you want to achieve: [+ to do sth] I'd done what I set out to do.Starting and beginningStarting again
START JOURNEY B1 to start a journeyDepartingJourneys
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