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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Some of the proposals up for debate at Bootle Town Hall tonight range from an increase in car parking pay and display charges, a rise in the cost of funerals and burials, day centres being closed and jobs being axed - with 10 positions looking set to go from The Atkinson and 20 from street cleaning services.