set off on

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set off on(
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (to begin)
a. emprender
We had know idea the wonders that awaited us when we set off on that journey.No teníamos ni idea de las maravillas que nos esperaban cuando emprendimos aquel viaje.
b. partir en
The two friends were preparing to set off on a trip to Mongolia.Las dos amigas se preparaban para partir en un viaje a Mongolia.
2. (to leave by means of)
a. salir en
The clown set off on his unicycle and waved goodbye to everyone.El payaso salió en su monociclo y se despidió de todos con la mano.
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