Examples of setup in a Sentence
Setup of the new software is a breeze.
It took me a while to learn the setup of the office's filing system.
We had a great setup. On my days off, my wife would work from home while I took care of the kids.
The software makes it easy to create custom setups.
Recent Examples of setup from the Web
Mourinho will have been well aware of Sessegnon's talents for some time, even prior to his emergence at first-team level in 2016, with his son, Jose Jr., formerly part of Fulham's youth setup and in the same age group as Sessegnon.
Brian Hightower waited for his name from the back row of the Ascenders’ setup in the IMG Academy Fieldhouse.
One very obvious one is the 2004 Julia Stiles vehicle The Prince and Me, a relatively recent pioneer of the normal-girl-meets-prince setup.
This ratchets up the tension considerably, and after three sluggish episodes of setup, the latest batch of episodes very quickly becomes the most thrilling the show has ever put together.
Zanette used the same type of setup on songbirds in Vancouver’s Gulf Islands.
One result of this setup has been a confusing patchwork as some platforms are blocked, some surveilled, and some permitted.
The whole episode took place in a hidden camera kind of setup.
Lidge stuck the following season, and whiffed 10.3 per nine as a setup man in front of Billy Wagner.
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setup vs. set-up vs. set up
The noun setup is usually styled as a solid compound (that is, as a single word) in American English and as a hyphenated compound (set-up) in British English. The noun may be used attributively (that is, as an adjective) in such phrases as setup man (“someone who makes machine tool adjustments”) and setup tool (“software that facilitates the installation of a computer program”). The verb set up, on the other hand, is usually found as an open compound (two words, no hyphen) in both American and British English.
First Known Use of setup
Definition of set up
- set up a statue
- set up the general as dictator
- sets himself up as an authority
- set him up in business
- set up a bank robbery
- has never set up to be a wise man
- —Thomas Rogers
Examples of set up in a Sentence
set up tables in the living room for the party
set up a scholarship fund for deserving students from the inner city
Recent Examples of set up from the Web
Drake Batherson set up the decisive goal by forcing a turnover behind the Sweden net.
Deputies set up a perimeter around parts of Avenues A and B, blocking off a section of the neighborhood adjacent to West Jefferson Medical Center, as officers in bullet-proof vests, some with guns drawn, continued searching streets and lawns.
That opposition sets up a dispute with the Cleveland Teachers Union, whose members hate being judged by student scores as much as other teachers across Ohio.
The city set up a separate application process on Dec. 18 for those dispensaries to get temporary permits to sell recreational marijuana.
The company has set up such centers at more than 7,500 Walgreens drugstores, as well as at some Kroger and Albertson's supermarkets.
Benches have been set up near a cafe run by Salar (Ben Turner), a de facto leader of the Jungle’s Afghan community.
The family set up a GoFundMe page to cover Swedenhjelm’s medical and transportation expenses.
After Craig's death, Chris set up a fund in his son's name to provide safety equipment and a trainer to be present at all OYC practices and home games.
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First Known Use of set up
set up Synonyms
Synonymsdepose, deposit, dispose, emplace, fix, lay, position, put, set, place, situate, stick
Antonymsclose (down), phase out, shut (up)
Related Wordsmove, rearrange, reorder, shift; orient; establish, locate, plant, settle; clap, flop, plank, plop, plump, plunk (or plonk), plunk down, slap; ensconce, niche; assemble, collect; carry; berth, park; affix, anchor, lock, lodge, wedge; array, lay out, line up, queue, rank; set down
Near Antonymsrelocate, remove, take; banish; dislodge, displace, replace, supersede, supplant
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