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set about
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  • take the first step or steps in carrying out an action
    • We began working at dawn
    • Who will start?
    • Get working as soon as the sun rises!
    • The first tourists began to arrive in Cambodia
    • He began early in the day
    • Let's get down to work now
  • enter upon an activity or enterprise
  • begin to deal with
    • approach a task
    • go about a difficult problem
    • approach a new project
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