set up as (something)

phrasal verb

set up as (something); setting up as (something); sets up as (something)
: to start one's own business
She set up as a wedding planner.

Examples of set up as (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Online business: Many online businesses can be set up as low maintenance side hustle businesses that can bring in income. Melissa Houston, Forbes, 15 Feb. 2024 Pets allowed The project will offer 23 singles and seven rooms will be set up as doubles. Mary Divine, Twin Cities, 23 Jan. 2024 The listing notes that the guest structure could be set up as a home office. Degen Pener, The Hollywood Reporter, 13 Jan. 2024 Donations collected through such fundraising efforts are split between Trump's third presidential campaign committee and his Save America PAC, which was originally set up as a leadership PAC shortly after Election Day 2020. Peter Charalambous, ABC News, 11 Dec. 2023 Hospital officials said its Medi-Cal supplement was set up as an alternative to the state program to ensure MLK didn’t pull funds away from other safety-net medical facilities. Emily Alpert Reyes, Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2023 Most California HOAs are set up as nonprofit mutual benefit corporations. Kelly G. Richardson, San Diego Union-Tribune, 20 Jan. 2024 Catered to urban explorers, the hotel presents new ways to stay with 274 premium micro rooms, including rooms that can be connected and set up as suites, ideal for bigger groups. Roger Sands, Forbes, 11 Dec. 2023 But the Rancho Santa Fe Association is set up as a 501(c)(4) organization — a type of entity that was specifically excluded from the program. Jeff McDonald, San Diego Union-Tribune, 1 Dec. 2023 See More

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“Set up as (something).” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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