ready, willing, and able


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ready, willing, and able

A phrase used to describe someone who is capable of and eager to do something. Our team is read, willing, and able, boss—we just need the order to start production. The senator has inspired a huge number of volunteers who are ready, willing, and able to campaign for her presidential election bid.
See also: able, and

ready, willing, and able

Cliché eager or at least willing [to do something]. If you need someone to help you move furniture, I'm ready, willing, and able. Fred is ready, willing, and able to do anything you ask him.
See also: able, and

ready, willing, and able

Well prepared and eager to do something, as in Any time you want me to babysit, I'm ready, willing, and able.
See also: able, and
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Market value is ultimately determined by the price at which a buyer is ready, willing and able to buy; and a seller is ready, willing, and able to sell.