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Phrasal Verbs

set out (2)

This page is about the phrasal verb set out (2)

Meaning

to begin a journey

Synonym

set off, leave

For example

  • set out After months of planning, Terry and Jo set out on their trip around the world.

  • set out They'd spent a couple of days resting, and it was time to set out on the next stage of the journey.

Quick Quiz

After packing his bags and making sure he hadn't forgotten his passport, Roberto set out for

a. the bathroom

b. the airport

c. his pet dog

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