raring to go

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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The 20-year-old has been fine-tuning his skills in pre-season and the local lad is raring to go for the Hull FC opener at the KCOM Stadium tonight - if selected.
We're just waiting for this little discomfort to go away and then I'll be raring to go.
STEVEN NAISMITH last night stormed into Hearts and insisted he's raring to go for Sunday's crunch with Hibs.
All the lads are raring to go now, we've got a great squad here and all the boys think we can do really well and hopefully go on and win it.
However, Gibbons is not worried that a break would have any sort of negative effect on his side, suggesting they will be raring to go.
They're young and vigorous, raring to go, so a tray of 20 can be included in a few square metres.
FABIAN Delph is fit and raring to go for England today as they take on Slovenia in the Euro 2016 qualifier.
I haven't played games so I just want to maintain my fitness levels over the off-season and come back in good shape and raring to go for the start of pre-season training.
Keane raring to go Colin Keane is raring to go after getting over his sole blip in an otherwise sensational season - a ban which ruled him out of Irish Champions Weekend.
From framing the shot, spotting good light, looking more closely than they had ever done before and possible going for a completely different angle, the pupils were soon raring to go.
But Henderson, who sent a text to his Liverpool colleague, said: "Knowing the type of person he is, he is a fighter and I am sure come maybe the first game or the second game in the World Cup he will be ready and raring to go.
Souttar only had three weeks of rest over the summer because of his involvement with the Scotland under-21 side but insists he's raring to go for the new campaign.
Oman men athletes Barakat Al Harthy, Yahya Al Noufali, Fahad Al Jabri and Mohammed Assadi are fresh from the training camp in Colombo and are raring to go.
If he is properly fit and raring to go at the end of the season - and is reaching anything like the form of previous times - he will be in demand, from both ourselves and other clubs.
Summary: Recalled Australia opener Phil Hughes is raring to go in Perth after being dropped following just two Ashes Tests in 2009.