In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1→ set off
1.2(begin, intend)I didn't set out with that intention — no empecé con esa intención
- to set out to + inf
- I didn't set out to offend him — no era mi intención ofenderlo
- she had failed in what she had set out to achieve — no había logrado lo que se había propuesto
2.2(display, arrange)(chess pieces) colocar(goods) exponerthe children's work was set out on the tables — el trabajo de los niños estaba expuesto / dispuesto sobre las mesas
2.3(plant)(seedlings) plantar a la intemperie
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