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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The Czech player, who had defeated Nadal in Wimbledon in 2012, took the first set and looked all set to repeat his feat again.
Green, now 21, attended a Galpharm game and looked all set to sign for Stan Ternent until accepting a London Road offer.
THE grey Compo has a bit of a following on both sides of the Irish Sea, having won over hurdles at Sedgefield and Naas already this winter, and he looked all set to land a handicap chase at Naas yesterday, creeping into contention and jumping past front-runner Giolla An Bhaird at the last fence.
Scott Partridge ended his loan spell from Bristol City with a seventh- minute goal and Argyle looked all set for a convincing victory.
The Briton looked all set to claim a place in the first round as she raced into a 4-0 lead in the third set only for Hrdinova to win five games in a row and retake the initiative as Robson racked up 13 double faults in the deciding set.
CRAVEN looked all set to reward favourite-backers at Huntingdon, as Mick Fitzgerald pushed his mount up to take the lead off the Gary Moore-trained Idris jumping the final flight.