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Ready or about to do something



prepared for what is going to happen



ready and able to do something



about to do or achieve something after preparing for it



ready to do something

ready for something/ready to do something

feeling that you must have or must do something

on the point of doing something

about to do something

on the verge of something

about to do something or experience something

in the wings

ready to do something, or ready to be used when needed

on (full) alert

ready to take action to deal with a dangerous situation



ready to do a sport or other activity

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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the gear that you use for driving a vehicle very slowly

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to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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