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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The obituaries for Britain's most successful manager were penned and ready to roll.
ROLLING OUT Owners of Losmandy GM-8 equatorial mounts can keep their telescopes fully set up and ready to roll out of the garage or shed for a night's observing with ScopeRoller 8.
Brian Fuhrer, Nielsen Media Research's vice president, product line manager, said, "We need a huge amount of information ready to roll whenever our clients request it.
So roll up your sleeves and get ready to roll up your tortilla.
For equity funds, with a cap of $200,000, we are last in, and invest whenever the film is ready to roll.
Musicland was just about ready to roll with Linux when they were purchased by Best Buy, a Windows NT shop.
Winter is just around the corner, and Langnese is ready to roll out holiday treats.
The Danish shipping line and port operator had its team and equipment ready to roll in Uruguay but local companies lobbied the courts and politicians to overturn the bid decisions.
The cart is delivered ready to roll with no assembly required and the quality workmanship is backed with a lifetime guarantee.
A full-scale, non-functioning model of a truck cab--with pink windshield wipers and a turquoise body--pulls a septic tank and water tank on wheels, as if ready to roll in a nomadic trance from suburbia to the promised land.
According to manufacturing applications manager James Baum, the company now has a Pro/Engineer version running under Windows NT ready to roll as soon as Microsoft introduces the new operating system.
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Staff at the school, on Little Green Lane, loved the idea and, after convincing businesses and the council to help fund the plan, the allotment is virtually ready to roll.