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|present participle||setting up|
|past tense||set up|
|past participle||set up|
The group plans to set up an import business.
Rebels have set up an independent state within the country.
Hewlett and Packard set up shop in the now legendary garage in downtown Palo Alto.
I’ll set up a meeting for Thursday.
The program will set up a regional library system.
Police have set up an emergency medical unit outside the building.
The army set up roadblocks to stop people trying to escape.
Their negligence set up a chain reaction that resulted in extensive damage.
While the band is setting up, would you check on the food?
The kids are setting up the volleyball net.
Will you be able to set up my PC?
She claims she’s innocent and someone set her up.
I think we should set Ryan up with my cousin.
We set up camp for the night near the river.
She set up camp in the kitchen while they painted the bedroom.
a trust fund that set her up for life
After graduation, we decided to set up house together.
This is the American English definition of set up. View British English definition of set up.
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