set to do

set to

1. adjective Prepared or ready to begin or undertake something. Is everyone set to eat? We have our legal team set to draw up contracts whenever you are ready.
2. verb To prepare or begin doing or undertaking something, especially with energy or enthusiasm. After the Christmas break, we set to drafting up a new plan for our next project. Sarah is setting to earn her law degree next year.
3. To begin fighting. The two dogs snarled at one another before setting two right there on the sidewalk. The two students were brought to the principal's office after they set to over an insult during recess.
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*set to do something

ready to do something. (*Typically: be ~; get ~.) I'm all set to go. Are you ready? We are set to leave at a moment's notice.
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Many Tory MPs opposing it are set to do just that in a bid to talk until it runs out of time.