setup vs set_up : Common Errors in English

About setup vs set_up

Technical writers sometimes confuse “setup” as a noun (“check thesetup” ) with the phrase “set up” (“set up the experiment”).

setup Meaning(s)

  • (n) equipment designed to serve a specific function
  • (n) the way something is organized or arranged
  • (n) an act that incriminates someone on a false charge

setup in News

  1. Minnesota Twins: Burton, Pressly improved

    Twins setup man Jared Burton said he felt 100 percent for the first time since suffering a lower body injury Saturday, when his right cleat got caught in the rubber in Washington.
    on June 13, 2013 Source: Pioneer Press

  2. AUD/USD Bounce to Yield Short Setup

    AUD/USD Bounce to Yield Short Setup
    on June 12, 2013 Source: DailyFX via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Kathlynn Shepard Petition Setup

    KIMT News 3- A petition has been setup to help change Iowa laws when it comes to sex offenders. The page was created by the cousin of 15-year-old Kathlynn Shepard who was found dead last week. Authorities say Shepard was kidnapped in late May by former north Iowan Michael Klunder.
    on June 12, 2013 Source: KIMT Mason City

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