fixing to (do something)

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fixing to (do something)

Preparing to do something. "Fixin'" can also be used. We were fixing to go out to dinner, but then the baby got sick. I'm fixin' to mow the lawn, that's why I have my overalls on.
See also: fix

fixin(g) to do something

Rur. getting ready to do something; getting ready to start something. I'm fixin' to go to the store. Need anything?
See also: fixin
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The crowd roared when Plant told one heckling fan shut the f*** up, before the moody Bukka White track Fixin' to Die showcased Adams' Chuck Berry moves.
One guy said he just kept pouring until the valves "were fixin' to clatter." That, of course, was a disaster, because it laid the groundwork for spinning a bearing.
As I write this in late September 2016, the marketing monster of SHOT Show -January 17-20, 2017--is already fixin' to flatten you with hype and horsefeathers about all the NEW!
But here I am, fixin' to die, and I never did." Gloria's milky blue eyes widened and she raised her eyebrows.
XYZ: "I'm fixin' to get the visual once I get over the mountain ridge." Atlanta Center: "XYZ, let me know if you see the airport."
(1) It seems basketball superstar LeBron James just might be fixin' to make a full court press on Hollywood.
I hate to tell you this, but you are fixin' to get hurt.
I was fixin' to take out loans, but 1 became SGA president and things started to fall in place.
I'm fixin' to know the hard words": Children's perceptions of "good readers" as portrayed in their representational drawings.
Other memorable musical moments included a couple of Howling Wolf covers in the shape of Spoonful and No Place to Go, while the set was completed by Fats Domino's Let the Four Winds Blow, Fixin' to Die by Bob Dylan and a cover of Anne Bredon's Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You.
Backed by the magnificent Sensational Shape Shifters, Plant delivered a dazzling 100 minute set that encompassed Delta blues (Fixin' To Die), Appalachian folk (Little Maggie), Led Zep classics like Going To California and show opener Friends, plus World musictinged cuts from his outstanding, experimental new album Lullaby And The Ceaseless Roar.
"Creditable versions of Tim Rose's Morning Dew, Bukka White's Fixin' To Die, and Arthur Lee's A House Is Not A Motel went down well with the appreciative City Hall crowd.
Later in the speech, he touched on "victories we are having that are not yet complete but, as we say in Texas, they're fixin' to be." Cruz described two long-sought goals among conservatives - a repeal of Obamacare and passage of immigration reform that would include an end to the Obama administration's policy of halting some deportations - as within reach if Republicans could secure a majority in the U.S.
"The Cowboys are fixin' to throw you some love," Jones said.