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be raring to go

To be eager and ready to take action. Are you ready yet? The rest of us are raring to go! After taking a break from my research over the weekend, I was raring to go on Monday morning.
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raring to go

Very eager, excited, or anxious to go somewhere or begin doing something. The kids were already in the car and raring to go. After the rousing speech by the boss, the whole team was raring to go.
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raring to go

Very eager to begin, as in The children were all dressed and raring to go. This idiom uses raring for rearing, and alludes to a horse's standing on its hind legs when it is anxious to get moving. [Early 1900s]
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raring to go

COMMON If you are raring to go, you are very eager to go somewhere or to start doing something. After a good night's sleep, Paul said he was raring to go. `Where is it?' I asked, suddenly raring to go.
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raring to go

very keen and eager to make a start. informal
Historically, raring is the present participle of rare , an obsolete dialectal variant of the verb rear .
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ˌraring to ˈgo

(informal) very enthusiastic about starting something: We’ve finished our training and now we’re all raring to go.
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raring to go

mod. anxious and eager to go. Come on, I’m raring to go!
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Its raring earlier had been limited to maximum 15-20 birds in a local backyard farm.
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The new raring venue, designed with both recreational and competitive skiers, will be completed for the 2008-2009 ski season.
As a Library user I consider myself one, but I am not raring for the Library to go anywhere.
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After hearing stories during the school year about English teacher Jose Malave's days in the Marines, Oscar Cena is raring to join.
Jones, the 21-year-old Pennard star who played in the Curtis Cup match in 2003, has now recovered from a nasty left wrist injury and is raring to go for what could be her last season as an amateur.
TIM HENMAN has insisted he would be "ready and raring to go" at Wimbledon despite crashing out of the Stella Artois Championship at the first hurdle.
On a scale of -7 to +7, the patients' average raring of the hedonistic value of unpleasant odors was -4.
Whether this took the form of an axial methodology like that of the Ecole des Beaux Arts, a systematic grid like that of the Rationalists, or a Platonic belief in pure forms and proportions as held by Le Corbusier, Raring saw imposed geometry as a straitjacket cramping a building's natural development.
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The lads are raring to go and are excited for the challenge.
Allardyce, who was sacked as Newcastle boss in January 2008, said: "I have enjoyed my break and now I'm raring to get back.