be (all) set (to do something)

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be (all) set (to do something)

To be ready or about to do something. I was set to get in the shower when the phone rang.
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be, look, etc. (all) ˈset (for something/to do something)

be ready or prepared to do something: They were all set to go out when the phone rang.The team looks set for another easy win.
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1-6) I am a maiden of bronze and am set upon the tomb of Midas.
Tom gazed, in awe and wonder, at the majestic patience of the face; the deep, pathetic eyes thrilled him to his inmost heart; his soul woke, as, with floods of emotion, he stretched out his hands and fell upon his knees,--when, gradually, the vision changed: the sharp thorns became rays of glory; and, in splendor inconceivable, he saw that same face bending compassionately towards him, and a voice said, "He that overcometh shall sit down with me on my throne, even as I also overcome, and am set down with my Father on his throne.
Playing off handicap 30, Mwende posted her maiden career victory to earn a rightful slot on the 50th Kenya Open Pro Am set for next month.
I got a job in an HR department and I am set to conduct my first interviews soon.
Following my departure from fmME, I am set to take up the reigns of one of ITP's most esteemed titles - Arabian Computer News (ACN).
I think this will be OK but if it isn't then I am set for a tough run in.
The Clwyd West AM called for a Wales-wide public inquiry into of care in the NHS the wake of the Tawel Fan The Tory AM set out a five-point plan of action a 90-minute urgent on the mental health ward in the Senedd yesterday, including setting up a panel to implement recommendations outlined in the Ockenden report published last week.
Zaken said, 'At the conclusion of a full term, which was even extended in order to complete and advance the goals, I am proud of the targets achieved and am set to end a long period in the Banking Supervision Department, with a feeling of satisfaction.
But I will talk about it in public only after I am set free.
Another 'source' says I am set to be a footloose, traveling around and experiencing the wonders of nature within and outside the country.
The Labour AM set out the changes in a White Paper - which revealed details of a "fit and proper person" test for people renting out properties.
As Ak Jol party member I am set to support Kurmanbek Bakiev if he decides to run for the second term,\" he added.
Because of the actions of [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] I am set free and forever blessed.
WHEN gorgoeus Collie Cindy walked onto the Ireland AM set with a copy of the Irish Sunday Mirror in her mouth, it was obvious she was a top-class canine.
I enjoy shooting historical military firearms, and am set up to reload .