set up in (something)

phrasal verb

set up in (something); setting up in (something); sets up in (something)
: to start one's own business
He set up in business after finishing college.

Examples of set up in (something) in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Creative Wales was set up in 2020 as an economic development agency for the film, TV, publishing, music and gaming industries, explains Gerwyn Evans, its deputy director. Leo Barraclough, Variety, 14 May 2024 The Exton Spring Mall Carnival was set up in the south parking lot of Exton Square Mall, about 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia, according to the West Whiteland Township Police Department. Saleen Martin, USA TODAY, 14 May 2024 Meanwhile, Cleveland's speaker's platform was set up in downtown's Public Square, about two blocks from the convention site at the then-Quicken Loans Arena. Sarah Volpenhein, Journal Sentinel, 13 May 2024 Georgios Petropoulos, an official with the U.N. humanitarian agency in Rafah, said aid workers had no supplies to help people set up in new locations. Wafaa Shurafa, TIME, 11 May 2024 Recommended Georgios Petropoulos, an official with the U.N. humanitarian agency in Rafah, said aid workers had no supplies to help people set up in new locations. Wafaa Shurafa, Sam Mednick, The Christian Science Monitor, 11 May 2024 Activities will be set up in the Nature Center and around the Buena Vista Lagoon trail. Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 10 May 2024 Three new buildings, which appear to be either for administrative use or barracks, have been set up in the depot entrance area, and an additional area is currently being bulldozed. Christoph Koettl, New York Times, 10 May 2024 Pup tents were set up in the center; pop-up tents housing food and medic stations ringed the perimeter. Gustavo Arellano, Los Angeles Times, 5 May 2024

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“Set up in (something).” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/set%20up%20in%20%28something%29. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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