「設定、設置」英文怎麼說?set 英文用法大集合!

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「 set 」中文意思除了放置、設定、設置的基本定義,還有什麼其他英文意思或用法呢?

《EnglishClass 101》講師 Alisha 在 Youtube 上面列舉了 set 的中文意思及其它英文用法,一起來看看吧!

  • to put something in a place or position

放置

ex. I always set my keys on the counter.

我總是把鑰匙放在櫃台上。

ex. Set your bag next to the table.

把你的包包放在桌子旁邊。

 

  • the position or time of a story

故事的位置或時間 ; 發生在..

ex. The movie is set in New York City.

= The movie takes place in New York City.

這電影的背景來自紐約。

ex. My favorite book is set in the distant future.

我最喜歡的書發生在遙遠的未來。

 

  • to cause someone/something to be in a condition

造成某人/某事處於某種情況

ex. You set my house on fire?

你讓我的房子著火了嗎?

ex. The performance animal was set free.

這表演的動物被釋放了。

 

  • to establish something

建立某些東西、建立、設置

ex. The school is setting new rules for next year.

學校正在制定明年的新規定。

ex. They’re about to set a new record.

= They’re going to set a new record.

他們即將創造一項新紀錄。

 

  • to get something ready for use

使東西可以使用 ; 設置、設定

ex. Will you set the alarm for 8 am?

你設早上八點的鬧鐘了嗎?

ex. Will you set up the computer?

你有設定電腦了嗎?

ex. Will you set the clock on the computer?

你有設定電腦的時鐘了嗎?

ex. I spent all day setting up my computer.

我花了整天的時間設定電腦。

ex. Set the coffee pot in the coffee maker.

將咖啡壺放在咖啡機。

 

  • to set back

to cause a delay in something

導致某事延遲

ex. I broke my wrist and set back my project schedule.

= I broke my wrist and caused my project schedule to be delayed.

= I caused a delay in the project as a result of breaking my wrist.

我摔斷了手腕,造成我的計畫表延遲。

ex. This mistake has set us back two weeks.

這個錯誤讓我們延遲了兩個禮拜。

 

  • to set out

to depart for a location (especially walking), to begin an activity

離開一個地方(特別是步行),開始一項活動

ex. They set out early in the morning.

他們很早就出發了。

ex. He set out to build his own company.

他開始著手建立自己的公司。

ex. She set out to become top of her class.

她開始成為班上的佼佼者。

 

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