set out (1)
This page is about the phrasal verb set out (1).
Meaning: to begin doing something with a definite objective or aim in mind
- set out They set out with the aim of becoming one of the most popular bands in the world.
- set out (to do sth) A team of scientists has set out to discover a way of predicting earthquakes, but they haven't succeeded as yet.
After buying the Manchester City Football Club, the new owners set out to make it
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Contributor: Matt Errey