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Grammar Level 5- Lesson Twenty Seven

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Set in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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set / set / set / setting


Use the verb “set” when putting something down, into, or on a place. This verb is also used when making something and for arranging time.

1. What time do you usually set your alarm clock for?

2. We need to set an appointment to meet. What day are you available?

3. A remote control is set to work with a machine. (The verb “set” is in the passive voice in this sentence.)

4. You might have to set a code to get into your car, your house, or your garage.

5. He needs to set this down. It’s really heavy.

6. If you work at a restaurant, you have to know how to set a table.

7. Haley is a very good swimmer. In fact, she has set several records for speed at her school.

8. They’re setting up a tent.

9. They’ve saved a lot of money over the years, and now they’re all set to retire.

(The word “set” in this example is an adjective. It means “ready.”

Note: When this word is used as a noun, it means “group.”



present tense: set / sets
past tense: set
future: will set
present continuous: am / are / is setting
past continuous: was / were setting
future continuous: will be setting
present perfect: has / have set
past perfect: had set
future perfect: will have set
present perfect continuous: has / have been setting
past perfect continuous: had been setting
future perfect continuous: will have been setting
modal verbs: ______ set
past tense modal: ______ have set
infinitive: to set
gerund: setting
passive: yes


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