Идиомы на букву S
set the stage for (something)
подготовиться к чему-либоOur football team set the stage for the final games which are to take place in summer.
set the table
накрывать на стол"We'll have lunch soon. Will you set the table, please?"
set the world on fire
сделать что-либо выдающеесяSofia thinks much of herself, but I know she is not able to set the world on fire.
set tongues wagging
сплетничать, "распустить языки"The conflict between Landcroft and his wife set tongues wagging around the neighborhood.
устанавливать шрифт, набирать шрифтThe book will be published shortly; they are setting type now.
set up (someone)
подставить кого-либоHenry was accused of the crime he had not committed; he was sure that his partner had set him up.
set up (something)
создавать что-либо, учреждать, снабжать (деньгами)The local government provided the money to set up an animal shelter.
set up a meeting
устроить собрание, встречу, совещаниеStella was trying to set up a meeting with the Dean of the Mass Media Department.
set up shop (somewhere)
создать рабочее место где-либоDesmond decided to move to Chicago and set up shop there.
set upon (someone or something)
наброситься на кого-либо \ что-либоAn unfriendly dog set upon me the other day.