Synonyms of set on in English:

set on


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phrase

1‘he and his friends were set on by a gang’

SYNONYMS
attack, assail, assault, hit, strike, beat, give someone a beating, thrash, pound, pummel, wallop, hammer, tear into, set upon, fall on, turn on, let fly at
informal lay into, lace into, beat the living daylights out of, sail into, pitch into, let someone have it, get stuck into, paste, do over, work over, rough up, knock about, knock around
British informal set about, duff up, have a go at
North American informal beat up on, light into