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."
The skills I am set to acquire from the training camps will definitely boost my football prowess.
I am set free from bondage and shame" Pop heartthrob Justin Bieber in an emotional Easter message.
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.
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.'
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.The changes are expected in the political council of the party.
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 .38 Special.
I am set for the defense of the gospel, and am every moment upon service for you and the gospel, day and night.
"(It is ironic) that I obtained the bracelet just after joining the military and now I'm retiring it as I am set to retire January 25," Sergeant Couzins said.
To further highlight the muse behind the palettes, Trade Am set up "talking points" or "teasers" in its display windows at the recent Atlanta rug market, Nix said.