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set on

Translation of set on in Spanish:

  • 1verb + preposition + object (attack) he was set on by thieves
    fue atacado por ladrones
  • 2verb + object + preposition + objectwe set the dogs on him
    le echamos or le lanzamos los perros
    she set a private detective on him
    contrató a un detective privado para que lo siguiera
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