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set out

Translation of set out in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1set off 1 1.2 (begin, intend) I didn't set out with that intention no empecé con esa intenciónto set out to + infinitive/infinitivo I didn't set out to offend him no era mi intención ofenderlo, no quería ofenderlo she had failed in what she had set out to achieve no había logrado lo que se había propuesto
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 (expound) [argument/theory] exponer* 2.2 (display, arrange) [chess pieces] colocar*; [goods] exponer* the children's work was set out on the tables el trabajo de los niños estaba expuesto or dispuesto sobre las mesas 2.3 (plant) [seedlings] plantar a la intemperie
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