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Engelsk udsagnsord: set about

1. set about (om adfærd) begin to deal with


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningApproach a task.
Go about a difficult problem.
Approach a new project.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)approach, go about


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre specifikke termeract, move


Mere specifikke termerconfront, face, face up

2. set about (om tilvejebringelse) enter upon an activity or enterprise


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)attempt, undertake


AnvendelsesmønsterSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mindre specifikke termerinitiate, pioneer

3. set about (om ændring) take the first step or steps in carrying out an action


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningWe began working at dawn.
Who will start?.
Get working as soon as the sun rises!.
The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia.
He began early in the day.
Let's get down to work now.


Eksempler på anvendelseThey set about moving


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)begin, commence, get, get down, set out, start, start out


AnvendelsesmønsterSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE.
Somebody ----s VERB-ing


Mere specifikke termerattack, auspicate, bestir oneself, break in, come on, embark, enter, fall, get cracking, get going, get moving, get rolling, get started, get to, get weaving, jump off, launch, plunge, recommence, strike out


Udsagnsord med lignende betydningbegin


Termer med modsat betydning (antonymer)terminate, end









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