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1. I set the alarm for 5:30 every morning.

2. I set the alarm clock for 5:30 every morning.

3. I set the alarm to 5:30 every morning.

(Which one is right? Can we use all of them?)

4. The sun is setting in the west.
5. He set the table for dinner.
6. He set the stroke rate.
7. He set a tray down on a table.

(Are the four sentences correct? Do you have some more common expressions in which the verb 'set' is used?)

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  1. 1 and 2 are best. 3 is awkward.

    4 - 7 are all correct.

  2. 1 - 3 -- all are correct.

    4 - 7 -- all are correct.

    Analyze this set of numbers.
    My mother used to wash and set her hair every Saturday night.
    Please set aside our differences for now.

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