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Phrasal Verbs

set down

This page is about the phrasal verb set down

Meaning

If you set something down, you put it in writing.

Synonym

write down, put down

For example

  • set down sth Nick carries a notebook around so that he can set down any thoughts he has as soon as he has them.

  • set sth down My secretary will set the details down in an official company memo.

Quick Quiz

I've got a number of suggestions so I thought I'd set them all down

a. on the floor

b. in a letter

c. for breakfast

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