English version

set something/somebody ↔ down

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishset something/somebody ↔ down phrasal verb1 WRITEto write about something so that you have a record of it I wanted to set my feelings down on paper.2 SAY/STATEto state how something should be done in an official document or set of rules Clear guidelines have been set down for teachers.3 British EnglishTT to stop a car, bus etc and allow someone to get out The driver set her down at the station. set→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
set downHe watched her from the corners of his eyes until she set it down.She stooped, setting the tray down, and Claudine put a hand around her narrow waist, detaining her.He set his drink down and stretched out on the floor.He set the tray down gently by the bedside, and picked up what was left of the mummy.Alice clutched the brandy glass, then set it down on the coffee table.Alice set the torch down on the sacrificial slab.Once I had unpacked, I set off down the lane to have a look at the Round Tower before dark.They set off down the passage and the assistant sealed them in before returning to the shop.
From Longman Business Dictionaryset something → down phrasal verb [transitive] to establish rules, laws etc about how something should be doneBanking regulators could set down similar rules for sales practices by banks. set→ See Verb table
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Verb table
set
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theyset
he, she, itsets
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyset
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave set
he, she, ithas set
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad set
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill set
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have set
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam setting
he, she, itis setting
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you, we, theyare setting
Past
I, he, she, itwas setting
you, we, theywere setting
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been setting
he, she, ithas been setting
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been setting
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be setting
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been setting
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