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There’s no set time limit for the job.
He charges a set fee for his services.
On your marks, get set, go!
The top contenders are set for the showdown at next week’s championship.
Are you all set for the party tonight?
I was all set to do it myself when he finally showed up.
The museum is set for a major expansion.
The costs of many imports are set to rise under the new trade proposals.
Rosenthal looks set to miss the game because of injury.
He’s old and stubborn and set in his ways.
Iris stared in front of her with a set expression, making no response.
Dinner is a set menu of three courses.
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a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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