How to use "set" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "set" in popular movie and book plots

  • Due to set sail that night, Denham searches the streets of New York for a suitable woman.  - King Kong (1933 film)
  • The story is set in 1194, after the failure of the Third Crusade, when many of the Crusaders were still returning to their homes in Europe.  - Ivanhoe
  • Three heroes set out to destroy Korax.  - Hexen: Beyond Heretic
  • That same evening Catesby, likely accompanied by John Wright and Bates, set off for the Midlands.  - Gunpowder Plot
  • She steals a set of secret records from his archives, not realizing that he has allowed it.  - God Emperor of Dune
  • Mihara to set up the homing device before the two missiles collide above Tokyo.  - The Return of Godzilla
  • These attacks were set in to motion to draw attention away from Japan, so that the aliens can establish an underground stronghold near Mt.  - Destroy All Monsters
  • Fahrenheit 451 is set in an unspecified city (likely in the American Midwest) at an unspecified time in the future after the year 1960.  - Fahrenheit 451
  • Duke Nukem 3D is set on Earth "sometime in the early 21st century".  - Duke Nukem 3D
  • The Bene Gesserit still find themselves questioning the Golden Path of humanity set by the God Emperor Leto II.  - Chapterhouse: Dune
  • The film is set in the Qing Dynasty during the 43rd year (1778) of the reign of the Qianlong Emperor.  - Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Bruce offers to let Nygma come up with schematics for the device and set up a meeting with his assistant.  - Batman Forever
  • The Big O is set in the fictional city-state of.  - The Big O
  • After demanding Henry and his men be set free, as he knew it was a witch hunt, and killing a Deadite publicly, Ash is celebrated as a hero.  - Army of Darkness
  • The story is set in an imaginary American town that has gone bankrupt.  - Anyone Can Whistle
  • The pigs elevate themselves to positions of leadership and set aside special food items, ostensibly for their personal health.  - Animal Farm

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