set (something) for (something)
To input a particular setting or value into something else. You'll need to set the washing machine for 90 degrees to properly disinfect those sheets. I closed the oven door and set the timer for 35 minutes.
set (something) to music
To arrange for a piece of music to accompany something. Often used in passive constructions. I actually think that scene in the film would have worked much better had it not been set to music. The way I create songs is to first write a poem and then set it to music.
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set something for something
to adjust something for a particular setting. I set the thermostat for a lower temperature. Please set the air conditioning for about 75 degrees.
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