it's all systems go

it's all systems go

Things are happening at full capacity; everyone involved is very busy. It's going to be all systems go until we get this project out the door next week. With school canceled because of the snow, all four kids are here at home, so it's all systems go at the moment.
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All systems (are) go.

Cliché Everything is ready. (Originally said when preparing to launch a rocket.) The rocket is ready to blast off—all systems are go. Tom: Are you guys ready to start playing? Bill: Sure, Tom, all systems go—
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all systems go

Everything is ready for proceeding, as in They've rented a hall and lined up the speakers, so it's all systems go for the rally. Originating in the late 1960s with reference to launching space missiles and vehicles, this expression has been transferred to general use.
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it's all systems go

You say it's all systems go to mean that people are very busy with a particular project. Work started on the indoor arena at the beginning of the year and it's now all systems go for a full programme of events over the winter. The Commonwealth has released its funds and it's all systems go. Note: This expression became popular as a result of its use during the launch of spacecraft in the United Sates in the 1960s and 1970s. It indicated that the spacecraft was functioning correctly and was ready for takeoff.
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all systems go

everything functioning properly, ready to proceed.
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all systems ˈgo (for something)

(informal) used to say that everything is ready to begin something: The wind had dropped, the sun was shining and it was all systems go for the airshow.The campaign team are in place, so it’s all systems go!
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