not set foot in (some place)

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not set foot in (some place)

To not enter or travel to some location. Can be an order or a statement of intention. The preposition "in" is dropped if the pronouns "here" or "there" are used. It wasn't me—I've haven't set foot in that building before! Don't ever set foot here again, or I'll have you arrested! I'm not setting foot in that restaurant again, not after the awful meal we had.
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The man then told them he will Mpesa them Sh2000 each by last Thursday and that they should ensure Elachi doesn't set foot at City Hall.
"Her career with the BBC is over and I expect her belongings will be posted to her now so she doesn't set foot here again."
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In my own case - with some relief on all sides no doubt - I've carefully cultivated a reputation as the kind of family man who doesn't set foot outside the suburban home past 7pm.
Gerry enjoyed the kitchen, but that's because he doesn't set foot in one very often, but my favourite was the printer's.
My husband, who doesn't set foot in the kitchen all year, stands there like the best cook in the world and puts another shrimp on the barbie.
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