All set - If you're all set, you are ready for something.
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Jet set - Very wealthy people who travel around the world to attend parties or functions are the jet set.
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Set a thief to catch a thief - The best person to catch a criminal is another criminal as they understand how criminals work.
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Set in stone - If something is set in stone, it cannot be changed or altered.
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Set the stage - If you create the conditions for something to happen or take place, you set the stage for it.
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Set the Thames on fire - If you do something remarkable, you set the Thames on fire, though this expression is used in the negative; someone who is dull or undistiguished will never set the Thames on fire.
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Set the wheels in motion - When you set the wheels in motion, you get something started.
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Set your sights on - If you set your sights on someone or something, it is your ambition to beat them or to achieve that goal.
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In literature:
Feeling fairly secure, he once more sets himself to listen.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
So she set out and wandered in the desert of Beersheba.
"The Children's Bible" by Henry A. Sherman
I set and set, and didn't have no nerve.
"The Man Next Door" by Emerson Hough
The sun was setting, and the picked cowslips must not have any dew upon them.
"Deerbrook" by Harriet Martineau
When all restraints are set aside sensuality is set free.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Father an' mother set by him, an' I set by him, too.
"Country Neighbors" by Alice Brown
Hercules set out with high courage for this fight.
"Famous Tales of Fact and Fancy" by Various
The stage setting may be considered first, and here the child's imagination can work wonders in arranging details.
"Children's Literature" by Charles Madison Curry
Sumichrast wishing, before we set out again, to explain to his pupil how sugar was made, took him to the mill, situated in a wide rotunda.
"Adventures of a Young Naturalist" by Lucien Biart
Then he had a letter from you which set him sighing, and wishing they could always have such care!
"Hopes and Fears scenes from the life of a spinster" by Charlotte M. Yonge
This may be done before or after announcing the sight setting.
"Manual of Military Training" by James A. Moss
It seemed a good time to begin the reforms upon which her heart was set.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
The incident which set up the association happened one evening when her father and mother were out.
"The Beth Book" by Sarah Grand
In great glee Ellen set forth again with her new old friend.
"The Wide, Wide World" by Susan Warner
Hence I have set my hand to this, a real cook's book.
"Dishes & Beverages of the Old South" by Martha McCulloch Williams
Set in hot oven and bake until the eggs are well set (about eight minutes), and serve hot.
"Stevenson Memorial Cook Book" by Various
I never hunted any, but I went bird blindin' an' set bird traps.
"Slave Narratives: a Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves, North Carolina Narratives, Part 2" by Work Projects Administration
He couldn't coax Nan into betraying that confidence, but he was nevertheless set on getting at it somehow.
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
An hour or two more might have set her afloat.
"Stories of Our Naval Heroes" by Various
Then I set down in a chair by the window and tried to think of something cheerful, but it warn't no use.
"The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain
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In poetry:
But He a little hath
Declined His stately path
And my
Feet set more high;
"Any Saint" by Francis Thompson
To strive—and fail. Yes, I did strive and fail;
I set mine eyes upon a certain night
To find a certain star—and could not hail
With them its deep-set light.
"Honours -- Part I" by Jean Ingelow
I set a charm upon your hurrying breath,
I set a charm upon your wandering feet,
You shall not leave me - not for life, nor death,
Not even though you cease to love me, Sweet.
"A Marriage Charm" by Nora Jane Hopper Chesson
When the end shall sound on a life’s word done
And the strong pulse slows in its throbbing beat,
Ere I set my face to the setting sun
I shall take old shoes for my careless feet.
"Days’ End" by Robert Steel Byrnes
When one sets lip to bugle
The lands are eased of drouth:
When one sets lip to bugle
The birds come back from the South:
And which shall be known for stronger
When the bugle is to his mouth?
"The Four Buglers" by Cicely Fox Smith
Let the hope set. Are there not other hopes
That yet shall rise like new stars in thy sky?
Not long a soul in sullen darkness gropes
Before some light is lent it from on high;
What folly to think happiness gone by!
Let the hope set!
"Let Them Go" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
In news:
As we enter our final hours before debuting a new set for 13 News, our engineers and operations staff is busy pulling cables, setting cameras and moving lights.
After winning the first set by a 25-16 score, coach Becky Schmidt's Dutch were challenged by the underdog Comets who won the second set, 25-20.
K-Ville, a buddy-cop throwback set in present-day New Orleans, would be terrible no matter where it was set or when it aired.
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You can easily edit the settings for your iOS notifications by going to your Settings app.
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All set with a lunch, a company badge, and a set of car keys, I slid behind the wheel of the truck for another commute to work.
"Kim clearly wanted the best quality wedding ring, and since the diamonds are set in platinum the setting won't fade or tarnish – making it the perfect symbol of enduring love.".
"Kim clearly wanted the best-quality wedding ring, and since the diamonds are set in platinum the setting won't fade or tarnish, making it the perfect symbol of enduring love".
NEW ORLEANS — Drew Brees set an NFL record Sunday night with touchdown passes in 48 straight games, breaking a mark set by Hall of Fame quarterback Johnny Unitas a half-century ago.
Quinn sets special election dates to replace Jackson Jr. Primary for Jackson's successor set for Feb 26.
The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) is set to issue its first set of proposed mortgage regulations this July.
If a setting in a control panel is not modified by the user, the default settings are used.
Frame-and- panel router bits sets are thickness specific, so the bits you use for a cabinet door may not be the same set you need for a delicate jewelry box made from thinner material.
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In science:
Each ﬁnite partially ordered set V is the set of irreducible representations ˆA of some (nonunique in general) If moreover A is separable, then the set ˆA is homeomorphic to the set primA of C ∗ -algebra A, see . primitive ideals of A, which is called a noncommutative lattice.
Gibbs and Quantum Discrete Spaces
Notations on bisimplicial sets. A bisimplicial set is a contravariant functor from the category of pairs of ﬁnite ordered sets to the category of sets.
Higher arithmetic K-theory
We can generalize this frame to an abstraction of the geometric structure of a lattice, in which we have a set of sites {s}, a set of bonds {b}, a set of plaquettes {p} and a set of dual sites {s′}.
General duality for abelian-group-valued statistical-mechanics models
The set TpS of complete types belonging to S can be topologized: a basic open set is the set of types including a given deﬁnable set D.
Integration in valued fields
By a set-valued map Φ from a set X into a set Y we understand a map from X into P (Y ) and write Φ : X ⇒ Y (here P (Y ) denotes the set of all subsets of Y ).
Can a Borel group be generated by a Hurewicz subspace?
This property satisfied by set lk, )- property. A, B is called ( The set U* will be called hereafter the closure of the set U (The set V* will be called hereafter the closure of the set V) and the operation of constructing U* from U (V* from V) will be described hereafter as taking the closure of U (V).
On Ramsey Numbers
If the set of inputs is a product set along rows, then the leaves of a decision tree in the modiﬁed query model Q′ induce a partition of the input set where each part is itself a product set along rows.
Dispersion of Mass and the Complexity of Randomized Geometric Algorithms
A lattice of sets is a family S of sets which is a lattice with respect the inclusion relation ⊆. A ring of sets is a family of sets closed under ﬁnite unions and intersections.
Lattices which can be represented as lattices of intervals
Let eX be the set of ultraﬁlters of constructible sets (i.e. maximal families of constructible sets closed under ﬁnite intersections and not containing the empty set).
O-minimal cohomology: finiteness and invariance results
It follows that eX is the set of types of X (a type p ∈ eX can be identiﬁed with an ultraﬁlter of deﬁnable sets such that X ∈ p) endowed with the spectral topology: as a basis of open sets we take the sets of the form eU with U a deﬁnable open subset of X .
O-minimal cohomology: finiteness and invariance results
This formula corresponds to the language of all binary relations whose base set can be covered by two sets in such a way that none of these sets contains linearly ordered set with 3 elements.
Forbidden lists (NP and CSP for combinatorialists)
If no F′ ∈ F orb(F ′ ) contains a cycle then the set F ′ has a dual D ′ by Theorem 1, and the shadow of this set D ′ gives the dual set D of the set Φ(F orb(F ′ )) (by Theorem 6).
NP by means of lifts and shadows
To summarize, we consider the set Λk and deﬁne the application ~αk → δ(~αk ) of the set of all ~αk to the set of diagrams by drawing all arcs prescribed by ~αk and reducing of set of arcs obtained to the set of arcs between nearest neighbors Σ(~αk ).
On Connected Diagrams and Cumulants of Erdos-Renyi Matrix Models
The condition ‘r.e. in z ’ implies that the open sets given by the sets Wn form a uniform sequence of Σ0 1 (z ) sets, and the set Tn N (Wn ) is a Π0 2 (z ) subset of 2ω .
Probability Measures and Effective Randomness
This shows that the solution set to the system of constraints from Condition (0.1) and Conditions (1.1) - (1.5) is a constructible set in Qα∈A Rep ring-set (Rα, Mn (C)) and, hence, in Qα∈A Mor ring-set (Rα, Mn (C)).
Azumaya-type noncommutative spaces and morphisms therefrom: Polchinski's D-branes in string theory from Grothendieck's viewpoint
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