look (all) set (to do something)

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look (all) set (to do something)

To seem like one is ready or about to do something. With her grades this semester, Rachel looks set to be named valedictorian.
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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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Temperatures look set to hit highs of 17degC in Aberystwyth, Pembroke, Llandeilo and Carmarthen, while tghe mercury in South Wales will remain around 16degC.
For while we have had a few days of glorious high temperatures, it being England and the weekend, things look set for a turn for the worse over the next couple of days.
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A NUMBER of trees which faced the chop as part of the multi-million pound Friargate development look set to be saved.