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all set

Prepared, ready, or primed to begin or complete a task at hand. Once I iron my shirt, I'll be all set for the date tonight.
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set

slang In community card poker, a hand containing two cards that have the same face value as one of the cards on the board following the flop. I had been bluffing when I raised my bet with just a pair of aces, but luckily the flop revealed an ace that gave me a set.
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*(all) set

(to do something) prepared or ready to do something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) Are you set to cook the steaks? Yes, the fire is ready, and I'm all set to start.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

all set

Ready, in position for some action, as in I'm all set to leave the country. This colloquial term uses set in the sense of "put in proper position or order." The same meaning appears in the traditional Ready, get set, go for starting a race; here set means "in position to start."
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

set

1. n. a period of time that a band plays without a break; a thirty-minute jam session. We do two sets and then take a twenty-minute break.
2. n. a party. Your set was a totally major bash!
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