ready to roll


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ready to roll

1. Eager and prepared to take action. I'm ready to roll! Let's start painting.
2. Ready to leave a certain place. You ready to roll, bro? I gotta be home by midnight.
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ready to roll

(of a person or machine) fully prepared to start functioning or moving. informal
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ˌready to ˈroll

(informal) ready to start: The show is just about ready to roll.
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Renhaw's extensive range of professional Ready to Roll products has also been expanded with the addition of a variety of different activity and modelling packs to capitalise on the growing trend for colourful celebration and occasion cakes.
Villagers are getting ready to roll out the barrel for their annual race on Easter Monday.
THE green goddesses are ready to roll onto the streets of Merseyside when the national firefighters' strike begins next week.
Government is ready to roll the bulldozers across the green fields of Britain.
Actix is the first to market with a solution that addresses the needs of the growing number of operators that are already trialing or getting ready to roll out EV-DO Rev.
The UK's largest manufacturer of baking ingredients, Renshaw, has extended its range of Ready to Roll Icings to include a new 5kg pack size to further match the needs of bakers and cake decorating professionals.
Hundreds of plastic ponchos for band musicians and parade volunteers have been ordered, horses will be fitted with skid-resistant shoes, and float-builders are ready to roll out sheets of plastic to protect orchids and other delicate flowers.
But Task Force Hawk army captain Jeff Settle insisted yesterday: "The pilots are up and ready to roll.
I was in the communal shower area - fully clothed - with the cameras ready to roll when I leant against the wall, turned the shower on and was duly drenched.
Discera is poised to accelerate into the next phase of the company's growth, as we get ready to roll out new products into the market," said Mr.
Disney is ready to roll out a series of films and pilots based on the decision.
THE Glastonbury Festival was ready to roll today with more than 100,000 fans set to descend on Europe's biggest music event.
We were confident we would be there, so when the call came from the organisers we were all ready to roll.