set aside

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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 put away)
a. poner a un lado
My mother set aside her knitting and took off her glasses, waiting for me to speak.Mi madre puso a un lado su labor de punto y se quitó las gafas, esperando a que yo hablara.
b. apartar
John set aside his book and took his laptop out of his bag.John apartó el libro y sacó el laptop de la mochila.
2. (to save)
a. ahorrar (money)
Lina sets aside five percent of her income each month for her summer vacation.Lina ahorra el cinco por ciento de sus ingresos todos los meses para las vacaciones de verano.
b. dejar (time)
Set some time aside to review the vocabulary.Deja algo de tiempo para repasar el vocabulario.
3. (to put aside)
a. reservar
Charlie sets aside one night a week to go out with his wife.Charlie reserva una noche por semana para salir con su esposa.
b. guardar
Grandma set aside some apples from the harvest for canning.Abuela guardó algunas manzanas de la cosecha para preparar conservas.
c. apartar
If you give me a deposit, I can set it aside for you.Si me das un depósito, puedo apartártelo.
4. (to disregard temporarily)
a. dejar a un lado
Ralph set aside his work for an afternoon to go to his son's baseball game.Por una tarde, Ralph dejó a un lado su trabajo para ir al partido de béisbol de su hijo.
b. dejar de lado
They set aside their differences and joined forces to expel the invader.Dejaron sus diferencias de lado y unieron fuerzas para expulsar al invasor.
5. (legal)
a. anular
The Supreme Court set aside the judgment of the appeals court.El Tribunal Supremo anuló la sentencia de la corte de apelaciones.
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set aside
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. (job, task)
a. dejar (a un lado)
2. (save; money)
a. ahorrar
3. (time)
a. reservar
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set aside
transitive verb
1 (separate) [+book, work] poner aparte; apartar
2 (save) [+money, time] reservar; guardar
3 (put to one side) [+differences, quarrels] dejar de lado
4 (reject) [+proposal] rechazar; [+petition] desestimar; [+law, sentence, will] anular
5 (put away) poner a un lado
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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