Phrasal Verbs

set up (2)

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


to put together or arrange the parts of something before using it

For example

  • set up sth Before the concert, the PA system had to be set up and the band had to set up their equipment.

  • set sth up If you set the barbecue up, I'll go and get the drinks and the salad.

Nouns often used as objects with set up (2): stage, camera, equipment, studio, drum kit, PA system, tent, portable barbecue, deck chairs, volleyball net

Quick Quiz

Before interviewing people for his film about learning English, Daniel had to set up

a. some questions

b. his equipment

c. the students

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