set back (2)INFORMAL
This page is about the phrasal verb set back (2).
Meaning: If something has set you back fifty dollars, it has cost you fifty dollars.Synonym: cost
- set sb back His new TV must have set him back at least $2,000.
- set sb back How much would a ticket to The Bahamas set me back?
Amy's new watch set her back
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Contributor: Matt Errey