set aside

1. Literally, to put something to the side or out of the way. A noun or pronoun can be used between “set” and “aside.” Would you mind setting those books aside so I can clean the desk? Please set your phone aside while I”m talking to you!2. To temporarily stop focusing on or paying attention to something. A noun or pronoun can be used between “set” and “aside.” Set the financial aspects aside for a moment and focus on what kind of work would make you the happiest. Can you two just set aside your differences for now and get this done, please?3. To reserve or save something for someone or for a later use. A noun or pronoun can be used between “set” and “aside.” I can set the dress aside for you, if you”d like to think about it for a day. I recommend you set aside your bonus as a rainy-day fund for the future.4. To ignore, abandon, or discard someone. A noun or pronoun can be used between “set” and “aside.” It just feels like Sarah always sets me aside for her work. He set aside his family and friends, cutting himself off from everyone who cared about him. She”s a good woman, Clarence. Don”t set her aside, or you”ll live to regret it.5. To overturn or nullify something. A noun or pronoun can be used between “set” and “aside.” The judge set aside the previous ruling and called for a new trial. The committee reserves the right to set decisions like these aside if it considers the evidence compelling enough to do so.See also: aside, set

set something aside (for someone or something)

to reserve something for someone or some purpose. I will set a piece of cake aside for you. Liz set aside some cake for Karen.See also: aside, set

set something aside

to place something in a place that is to one side or out of the way. Betty set the manuscript aside until she had more time to work on it. Liz set aside her book for a while.See also: aside, set

set aside

1. Separate and reserve for a special purpose, as in We have to set aside some chairs for latecomers. Also see set by. 2.

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Discard or reject, as in Setting aside all health considerations, do you believe this law is fair to smokers? 3. Declare invalid, annul, or overrule, as in The higher court set aside the conviction. Also see lay aside. See also: aside, set

set aside

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1. To separate and reserve something for a special purpose: We set aside some time to discuss the new project. The developer set two acres aside for a park.

2. To discard or reject something: He set aside his concerns and allowed his child to go on the field trip. She set her fears aside and continued down the dark trail.

3. To declare something invalid; annul or overrule something: The judge set aside a lower court ruling. The appellate court set the conviction aside, and the prisoner was released.See also: aside, setSee also:

set aside

1.keep or choose(money or time) for some purpose 特意留出(钱或时间)The busy executive set a weekend aside for a small trip with his family.这位繁忙的官员腾出一个周末和家人一起作了一次短途旅行。Every month we tried to see aside a few dollars.每个月我们都设法积蓄几美元。2.pay no attention to;reject 不理睬;拒绝The complaint was set aside as of no importance.这个投诉被认为不重要,因而不被理睬。I”m afraid we must set aside your request fot more equipment.恐怕我们要拒绝你要求更多设备的申请了。3.annul 废止;宣告无效The Supreme Court set aside the decision of the lower courts.最高法院驳回了下级法院的判决。

set aside|set

v. 1. To separate from the others in a group or collection. She set aside the things in the old trunk which she wanted to keep. 2. To select or choose from others for some purpose. The governor set aside a day for thanksgiving. 3. To pay no attention to (something); leave out. The complaint was set aside as of no importance. 4. formal To refuse to accept; annul; cancel as worthless or wrong. The Supreme Court set aside the decision of the lower courts. set (up)on (someone or something) Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll ride to the devil Set a beggar on horseback, and he'll ride to the devil. set a great deal by (someone or something) set a high/low bar set a precedent set a spell set a thief to catch a thief set a trap set a trap (for someone or something) set a/the/(one's) price (for something) set about set about (doing something) set about (one) set about doing set about your work set above set adrift set afire set after (someone or something) set against set alarm bells ringing set an example set apart set apart from set aside set aside (one's) differences set at set at naught set at odds set back set back from set back on one's heels set back the clock set before set beside set by set by the ears set cap for set down set down as set eyes on set eyes on (someone or something) set fire to set fire to (something) set foot set foot in set foot in (some place) set foot in/on something set foot on set foot on (something or some place) senior citizen separate the men from the boys serve a sentence serve notice serve one right serve up set ablaze set about set aside set back set back on one”s heels set down set fire to set foot set forth set free set in – Từ đồng nghĩa, cách dùng từ tương tự Thành ngữ, tục ngữ set aside

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