set something apart from


set something apart from
set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special.

Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart.

He's the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which sets him apart from all the men in dark suits.


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  • set something apart from someone — set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special. Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart. He s the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set something apart from something — ˌset sb/sth aˈpart (from sb/sth) derived to make sb/sth different from or better than others • Her elegant style sets her apart from other journalists. Main entry: ↑setderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • set something apart from somebody — ˌset sb/sth aˈpart (from sb/sth) derived to make sb/sth different from or better than others • Her elegant style sets her apart from other journalists. Main entry: ↑setderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • set someone apart from something — set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special. Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart. He s the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set someone apart from someone — set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special. Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart. He s the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set somebody apart from something — ˌset sb/sth aˈpart (from sb/sth) derived to make sb/sth different from or better than others • Her elegant style sets her apart from other journalists. Main entry: ↑setderived …   Useful english dictionary

  • set apart from someone — set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special. Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart. He s the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set apart — set (someone/something) apart (from (someone/something)) to show someone or something to be different or special. Those selected as leaders of the future have qualities that set them apart. He s the one in the big white hat and bow tie, which… …   New idioms dictionary

  • set — set1 W1S1 [set] v past tense and past participle set present participle setting ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(put)¦ 2¦(put into surface)¦ 3¦(story)¦ 4¦(consider)¦ 5¦(establish something)¦ 6¦(start something happening)¦ 7¦(decide something)¦ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • set — 1 /set/ verb past tense and past participle set PUT DOWN 1 PUT (transitive always + adv/prep) to carefully put something down somewhere, especially something that is difficult to carry: set sth down/on etc: She set the tray down on a table next… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English


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