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The cartels that have, for the last several years, been devouring Mexico from the inside out have set up shop in Central America.

The camp has a market street where merchants set up shop and sell their goods, mostly small food items and sweets.

Meantime, FEMA is deciding whether to set up shop on a neighborhood artery, Van Brunt Street, or in the IKEA parking lot.

But Corado was impressed by Jose, who set up shop at the Four Seasons.

In my neighborhood, soldiers set up shop in a daycare center.

Found he had set up shop in a business structure called the Southern Building.

And I set up shop almost next door to the chapel, and took the trade out of his mouth, and enjoyed myself finely for six months.

A rough lout had set up shop there, with dressed poultry for sale.

The enclosed will help you to set up shop and to get and pay whatever is necessary.

When they had to run, they went instruments and tools in hand, and as soon as out of reach of the enemy set up shop on a stump.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to set up shop, such as: commence, convene, inaugurate, initiate, launch, and meet.

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