up for it

up for (something)

1. Ready and willing to do something Sure, I'm up for going to the mall. I'm a little busy right now, but your brother is probably up for a game of basketball. Dr. Stephen will be up for tenure at the end of this term.
2. Slated for a potential change in one's official status. The boss said I might be up for a promotion after the next quarter. Nicky's been on his best behavior since he's up for parole next year.
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up for it

ready to take part in a particular activity. informal
2003 Observer If the chance ever arose to do my singing and play football for Southampton, I'd be well up for it.
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That leaves the more challenging Inception, and since many feel that Christopher Nolan was snubbed in the directing category, the Academy should make up for it with a win here.