6个set短语辨析

  1. set about开始,着手(后接名词、代词和动名词)

eg: The sooner we set about it the sooner we’ll finish. 我们越早开始就越早可以完成这件事。

  1. set out出发, 开始, 陈列

eg: When are we setting out on our trip? 我们什么时候动身去旅行?

This is what they set out to say.  这就是他们要说的话。

The meal was set out on a long table.  饭菜摆在一张长桌子上。

  1. set to开始认真干, 开始大吃

eg: We have set to learning Japanese grammar. 我们开始学习日语语法。

If we set to, we can finish cleaning the room in an hour. 如果我们认真干起来,我们只要一个小时就能把房间打扫干净。

We were all hungry and at once set to. 我们都饿了,立刻狼吞虎咽地吃起来。

  1. set aside留出, 不顾, 取消, 驳回

eg: Each month he tried to set aside part of his salary. 每个月他都设法留出工资的一部分。

Setting aside my wishes in the matter, what would you really like to do? 不要理会我对此事的愿望,你自己究竟想干什么?

  1. set off(for)     出发, 动身, 使爆炸, 引起, 衬托

eg: We shall set off for town together. 我们将一起进城。

As a traditional way to celebrate the new year, setting off firecrackers is justifiably welcomed by most Chinese people.  作为一种传统的庆贺新年活动,燃放鞭炮当然受到大多数中国人的欢迎。

The news set off a rush of activity. 这消息令人蜂拥而来。

This gold frame sets off your oil painting very well. 这个金色镜框把你的油画衬托得很美丽。

  1. set up设立, 竖立, 架起, 开业

eg: Edison set up a chemical lab of his own at the age of ten.爱迪生十岁就建立了自己的化学实验室。

He has set himself up as a bookseller.  他成了书商。

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