in marching order


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in marching order

Ready to advance, progress, or move on. Your team needs to have everything in marching order before we begin development of the next iteration of the software. Our flight is at 6 AM, so we need to get everything we're bringing in marching order tonight.
See also: marche, order
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in marching order

organized and equipped; ready to go. (Originally military.) Is our luggage all packed and in marching order? We're in marching order and eager to go, sir.
See also: marche, order
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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