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Be all set

"to be all set" / "to be set"

Meaning: to be ready or prepared to start, do, or complete something

Similar Expressions
  • We are all set to begin.
  • We are set to begin.
  • We are ready to begin.
  • We are all ready to begin.
  • We are prepared to begin.
When do we use it?

We simply use this phrase to show that we are ready or prepared or that something is ready or prepared.
  • We are all to set to start the meeting.
  • Dinner is all set. Let's eat.
How do we use it?

We can use the simple phrase "be set" or we can add the word "all" to emphasize.
  • We are set to go.
  • We are all set to go.
After this phrase we can use "to + verb" or "for + noun".
  • I am all set to give my presentation.
  • I am all set for my presentation.
We cannot use this phrase in any continuous verb tense.
  • I am setting to go.
Example English Conversation

A) Have you fixed my phone?
B) Yes, it is all set. Here you are.
A) Thank you so much.

The more English idioms and expressions that you know, the easier it will be for you to have conversation in English. If you study these free English lessons about commonly used English expressions and idioms consistently, then over time you will build a solid English vocabulary that will help you speak English fluently.

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