in fighting trim

in fighting trim

In a state of preparation or good condition to handle a particular situation. We have to make sure we're in fighting trim going into this trial. Don't worry, the race is four months away, so you've got plenty of time to get in fighting trim.
See also: fight, trim
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in fighting trim

mainly AMERICAN
If someone or something is in fighting trim, they are in very good condition. I need to be in fighting trim for the months ahead. Note: You can also say that someone or something gets into fighting trim. They need to get the company into fighting trim for the next decade. Note: A boxer who is in fighting trim is fit and ready to fight.
See also: fight, trim
Collins COBUILD Idioms Dictionary, 3rd ed. © HarperCollins Publishers 2012
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