set foot in


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set foot in

some place to enter into some place; to begin to enter some place. The judge ordered him never to set foot in her house again. I would never set foot in a place like that.
See also: foot, set

set foot in somewhere

also set foot on somewhere
to visit or go to a place Most people who live in New York have never set foot in the Statue of Liberty, which is, of course, right in the middle of New York harbor.
See also: foot, set

set foot in

To enter.
See also: foot, set
References in classic literature ?
Stranger," she said, 'I reckon you're sure the first white that ever set foot in this valley.
Ha--send for the horses, pack the carriages, I'll not set foot in this man's house again
He told her that she was a tyrant, and that he would never set foot in her house again.
Sal, you needna ask me, I'm just a doited auld stock that never set foot in a club, so it's little I ken about glory.
As a result, she, who had lived in the bush all her days and never so much as set foot in a canoe, rocked and rolled unendingly over the broad ocean in a perpetual nightmare of fear.
Nay, it is but a day since I set foot in Bordeaux, but I feared lest the prince should think it strange that I had not waited upon him.