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    Exclamation Irregular transitive verbs

    Hello!!

    I wanted to ask is 'set' considered to be transitive or in-transitive verb?
    For example, in the sentence - The sun sets in the west. If the verb is transitive, than there should be an object, for example to set+an object. But in this particular sentence, is 'sun' considered to be the oject?


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    Re: Irregular transitive verbs

    For example, in the sentence - The sun sets in the west. If the verb is transitive, than there should be an object (you r right), for example to set+an object. But in this particular sentence, is 'sun' considered to be the oject? No, 'the sun' here must be the subject of the sentence, itself operate the action of setting.
    With the verb 'set', I think, just use the object when this verb comes along with another prep.
    e.i. YOu can say: I am setting up a plan for my business. In that, a plan is an object, and hence, 'set up' here is a transitive verb:)

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