all systems (are) go

all systems (are) go

Everything is ready, so a certain task can proceed as planned. The phrase was popularized by the 1960s Space Race, as it was said before rockets were launched. I just checked with the boss, and all systems are go to make the announcement today. All systems go—you should be getting a call from them any minute now.
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All systems (are) go.

Cliché Everything is ready. (Originally said when preparing to launch a rocket.) The rocket is ready to blast off—all systems are go. Tom: Are you guys ready to start playing? Bill: Sure, Tom, all systems go—
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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

all systems go

Everything is ready for proceeding, as in They've rented a hall and lined up the speakers, so it's all systems go for the rally. Originating in the late 1960s with reference to launching space missiles and vehicles, this expression has been transferred to general use.
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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.

all systems go

everything functioning properly, ready to proceed.
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all systems ˈgo (for something)

(informal) used to say that everything is ready to begin something: The wind had dropped, the sun was shining and it was all systems go for the airshow.The campaign team are in place, so it’s all systems go!
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All systems are go

sent. Everything is ready or things are going along as planned. (Borrowed from the jargon used during America’s early space exploration.) BILL: Can we leave now? Is the car gassed up and ready? TOM: All systems are go. Let’s get going.
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McGraw-Hill's Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions Copyright © 2006 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc. All rights reserved.

all systems go

Everything is ready for action. The term is relatively new, originating in the space launches of the 1960s, and became well known through widespread television coverage of these events. John Powers, the public information officer for the United States space program from 1959 to 1964, would announce, “All systems go. Everything is A-OK.” The phrase soon was extended to other endeavors.
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