idioms

set fire to (something)
to make something burn
The workers set fire to the building by accident.
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  • set foot (somewhere)
  • set forth (something)
  • set forth (somewhere)
  • set great store on (someone or something)
  • set in
  • set in one's ways
  • set one's sights on (something)
  • set one`s heart on (something)
  • set one`s mind at rest
  • set out (somewhere)
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  • so much the better
  • roll back (a price)
  • come to the point
  • buy a pig in a poke
  • shake off an illness or shake an illness off
  • so to speak
  • in a month of Sundays
  • get back at (someone)
  • give (someone) a clean bill of health
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  • Basic English Usage
    Using hisself or theirselvvs instead of himself or themselves

    Don't Say:
    They fell down and hurt theirselves.

    Say:
    They fell down and hurt themselves.

    Note:
    The reflective pronouns, third person, are himself arid themselves and not himself and theirseives.
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