poised for

poised for (something)

Braced, prepared, or ready for something that is about to happen. We were all poised for the huge workload the project would bring. The two combatants stood facing each other in the ring, poised for the fight to begin.
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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

poised for something

ready for something; in the right position and waiting for something. The cat stared at the mouse, poised for action. The army was poised for battle.
See also: for, poised
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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companies are poised to increase their capital spending," Pryor remarked, "We feel our industry is poised for significant improvement next year.
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