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verb (inf=to set off, sets off, setting off, set off, set off)
  1. (idiom) To leave; to begin a journey or trip.
He in search of better opportunities.
  1. (idiom) To begin; to cause; to initiate.
I had no idea that one simple comment would such a huge argument.
  1. (idiom) To cause to explode.
What a tragedy, that someone would a bomb in a crowded place.
  1. To count an addition in one thing against a reduction in something else.
My taxes did not increase because the amount of my raise was by my losses in the stock market.

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