(get) ready, (get) set, go

(get) ready, (get) set, go
ready, steady, ˈgo! idiom
(BrE) (also (get) ready, (get) set, ˈgo NAmE, BrE) what you say to tell people to start a race
Main entry:readyidiom

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  • get ready, get set, go — (get) ready, (get) set, go (also Brit ready, steady, go) used as a command to start a race • • • Main Entry: ↑ready (get) ready, (get) set, go see ↑ready, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • get set — get ready to start We are working hard to get set for her wedding ceremony …   Idioms and examples

  • get set — {v. phr.} To get ready to start. * /The runners got set./ * /The seniors are getting set for the commencement./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get set — {v. phr.} To get ready to start. * /The runners got set./ * /The seniors are getting set for the commencement./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • get\ set — v. phr. To get ready to start. The runners got set. The seniors are getting set for the commencement …   Словарь американских идиом

  • get set — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. be on the alert, be ready, consolidate one s position; see prepare 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • on your marks, get set, go! — on your ˌmarks, get ˌset, ˈgo! idiom used to tell runners in a race to get ready and then to start Main entry: ↑markidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • ready — [adj1] prepared; available accessible, adjusted, all set, all systems go*, anticipating, apt, arranged, at beck and call*, at fingertips*, at hand, at the ready, champing at bit*, close to hand, completed, convenient, covered, equal to, equipped …   New thesaurus

  • set — [set] vt. set, setting [ME setten < OE settan (akin to Ger setzen & Goth satjan < Gmc * satjan), caus. formation “to cause to sit” < base of SIT] 1. to place in a sitting position; cause to sit; seat 2. a) to cause (a fowl) to sit on… …   English World dictionary

  • set — /set/, v., set, setting, n., adj., interj. v.t. 1. to put (something or someone) in a particular place: to set a vase on a table. 2. to place in a particular position or posture: Set the baby on his feet. 3. to place in some relation to something …   Universalium

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