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  • Chapter 19. Phrasal Verb (Cont'd...)

    phrasal verb

    Set

    A good businessman always tries to set apart/aside (save) some money to set about (begin) another business.

    The high court set aside (rejected) the judgment of the lower court though they set down (recorded) the objection in writing all the statement.

    When the rain set in (began), the car- driver set me down (caused to alight) on the way. I was then compelled to set off (depart). But the street dogs set upon/on (attacked) me and when I set up (raised) a cry, the hawkers who set out (spread out for show) for Sunday goods, came to rescue me and I set up for (put myself forward) home.

    Yesterday I set off/ set out (began) for Bombay to set to (begin) my work there.

    The wicked man set on (start) boys to fight to amuse himself, but the gentleman set up (established) school for the children.

    Stand

    I may stand to (stick to) this word that a real friend always stands by (support/help) and stands up for (defends) while other stand against (resist). He stands for (represents) real helping hand even when brothers stand off (keep aloof) from his danger and stand over for the present (leave for later settlement).

    I can stand to (stick to) this ward that a mother always stands by (support/ help) and stands up (defends) for, while others stand against (resist) for he stands for (represents) real helping hand even when brothers stand off (keep aloof) from his danger and stand over (postpone) for the present for later settlement.

    Even they stand aloof/apart/aside/back (withdraw/retire), of course it is not right to stand up (defend) for a scoundrel, but individual always tries to stand on (attach important to) his dignity.

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