set foot in

set foot in
set foot in (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.


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  • set foot in/on — see ↑foot, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑set …   Useful english dictionary

  • set foot in — index enter (go in) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • set foot in — phrasal : enter * * * set foot in To enter • • • Main Entry: ↑foot * * * set foot on/in/ phrase to go to a place, especially when there is something special or unusual about you doing this set foot …   Useful english dictionary

  • set foot — {v. phr.} To step; walk; go. Used with a negative. * /She would not let him set foot across her threshold./ * /She told the boy not to set foot out of the house until he had finished supper./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set foot — {v. phr.} To step; walk; go. Used with a negative. * /She would not let him set foot across her threshold./ * /She told the boy not to set foot out of the house until he had finished supper./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • set\ foot — v. phr. To step; walk; go. Used with a negative. She would not let him set foot across her threshold. She told the boy not to set foot out of the house until he had finished supper …   Словарь американских идиом

  • set foot on or in — idi set foot on or in, to go on or into; enter: Don t set foot in this office again![/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • set foot — verb a) To enter Yet had I scarce set foot in the passage when I stopped, remembering how once already this same evening I had played the coward, and run home scared with my own fears. b) To step onto …   Wiktionary

  • set foot — walk, step, come for a visit    He hasn t set foot in this house since his mother died …   English idioms

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