Begin doing something vigorously: she set to with bleach and scouring pads to render the vases spotless
More example sentences
- He exits the room, locking it behind him, and sets to find Basil's things so he can burn them.
- He bows good bye and sets to climb down the mountain side.
- Assuming her son killed him after a fight, she quickly sets to the task of covering up the murder to protect her son.
Definition of set to in:
- British & World English dictionary
noun (plural set-tos)informal
A fight or argument: we had a little set-to about her piano practicing
More example sentences
- They are set-tos that serve to harden the perception of Penn as entirely without humour.
- Since then she has had several set-tos with the administration over various topics.
- But even this hawkishness hasn't spared him from set-tos with conservatives.
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