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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyset about
he/she/itsets about
present participlesetting about
past tenseset about
past participleset about
  1. 1
    set about something to begin doing something, especially in a determined or enthusiastic way

    She set about the problem with her usual energy.

    set about doing something:

    Donaghue set about resolving the problem of rehousing the victims.

  2. 2
    set about someone old-fashioned to attack someone by hitting or kicking them many times
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spectacles; boiled sweets, candy; soft aniseed-flavoured jelly sweets coated with blue and pink sugar sprinkles

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