set into

set into (something)

1. To place or rest someone or something inside of something else. A noun or pronoun is used between "set" and "into." You can set your tools into that box by the door on your way out. He set the sleeping boy into his bed.
2. To place or install something into a particular location. A noun or pronoun is used between "set" and "into." The men from the furniture company set the refrigerator into its spot between the counters. I just need to set the new CPU into the socket and close the lever, and then I'll be finished with your computer's upgrade.
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set something into something

 and set something in
to install something into its place. The movers set the stove into its proper place, and the plumber hooked it up two days later. They set in the stove carefully.
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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