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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In a creative twist for out-of-home (OOH), Toyota crafted market-specific Greater Than messaging such as: Highways > Subways (NYC), Adrenaline > Caffeine (Seattle), Wicked > Good (Boston), Vanity > Modesty (Miami), Me Time > On Time (New Jersey), and Doin > Fixin To (Dallas).
I also learned a new abbreviation that I don't plan to use in my charting: FTD (Fixin to Die), definitely the patients in need of the Rapid Response Team!
He could have made a clean exit with the $2 million, but instead, after telling his wife, "I'm fixin to go do something dumbern hell but I'm goin' anyways," returns to save the last survivor of the drug deal shootout he had stumbled upon.
And in the dream I knew that he was goin on ahead and that he was fixin to make a fire somewhere out there in all that dark and all that cold and I knew that whenever I got there he would be there.
Cynthia Bernstein's chapter ("Grammatical features of Southern speech: yall, might could, and fixin to") explores three grammatical features which she says are "uniquely Southern," namely yall, might could, and fixin to.
Who will of been bound to be fixin to get around to that.