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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