set upon (doing) something

set upon (doing) something
set on/upon/(doing) something phrase
determined to do or to have something

So you’re definitely set on a career in medicine?

Thesaurus: determined and ambitioussynonym
Main entry: set

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  • set on (doing) something — set on/upon/(doing) something phrase determined to do or to have something So you’re definitely set on a career in medicine? Thesaurus: determined and ambitioussynonym Main entry …   Useful english dictionary

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  • set — I UK [set] / US verb Word forms set : present tense I/you/we/they set he/she/it sets present participle setting past tense set past participle set *** 1) [transitive] to put someone or something in a position set someone/something… …   English dictionary

  • set about — verb 1. begin to deal with (Freq. 3) approach a task go about a difficult problem approach a new project • Syn: ↑go about, ↑approach • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • set — [set] vt. set, setting [ME setten < OE settan (akin to Ger setzen & Goth satjan < Gmc * satjan), caus. formation “to cause to sit” < base of SIT] 1. to place in a sitting position; cause to sit; seat 2. a) to cause (a fowl) to sit on… …   English World dictionary

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  • set — set1 W1S1 [set] v past tense and past participle set present participle setting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put)¦ 2¦(put into surface)¦ 3¦(story)¦ 4¦(consider)¦ 5¦(establish something)¦ 6¦(start something happening)¦ 7¦(decide something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • set — set1 verb (sets, setting; past and past participle set) 1》 put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position.     ↘(be set) be situated in a specified place or position.     ↘represent (a story) as happening at a specified time or… …   English new terms dictionary

  • Set — 1. v. (setting; past and past part. set) 1 tr. put, lay, or stand (a thing) in a certain position or location (set it on the table; set it upright). 2 tr. (foll. by to) apply (one thing) to (another) (set pen to paper). 3 tr. a fix ready or in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • set — 1. v. (setting; past and past part. set) 1 tr. put, lay, or stand (a thing) in a certain position or location (set it on the table; set it upright). 2 tr. (foll. by to) apply (one thing) to (another) (set pen to paper). 3 tr. a fix ready or in… …   Useful english dictionary

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