willing and able


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willing and able

A phrase used to describe someone who is ready or capable of doing something I think Nicky is finally willing and able to go back to school. It's fine, my mom is totally willing and able to lend me a few bucks.
See also: able, and, willing
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While the owner had the right to terminate the broker's employment, the jury found he had not, and the broker was held to have been justified in continuing his efforts and entitled to a commission for ultimately finding a ready, willing and able purchaser.
The judge ruled that although the broker is entitled to a commission because it produced a buyer ready, willing and able to purchase the seller's property on the seller's terms and at the sale failed to go forward as a result of the seller's own default, still a trial was required because of the fact that the broker entered into a second binder agreement with the seller for the same property.