Idiom:  ready to roll


Idiom:  (be) ready to roll

  • to be prepared and able to start functioning or doing something
  • to be ready to leave a place

Example sentences

— I'm ready to roll. Just honk your car when you arrive and I'll come out.

— Can you please be ready to roll at 8:00 pm? I don't want to miss the start of the game.

— Take a seat please. The next dance group is ready to roll.

— Are you packed and ready to roll? The taxi will be here in 5-10 minutes.

— I just put 100 tennis balls in the ball machine so it's ready to roll when you want to start your practice session.

— The mechanic checked and tuned up the car this morning so it's ready to roll tomorrow.

— Sorry we're late. We were assembling packets for tomorrow's conference so everything is ready to roll at 7:00 am.

— We've finally set-up the email autoresponder so the course launch is ready to roll tomorrow.

— You promised you'd be ready to roll at 1:00 sharp and it's 1:45 now. Sorry, but we're leaving. Take an Uber and meet us at the picnic.

— Once my mom finishes making the sandwiches, we'll be ready to roll. I can't wait to spend the day at the beach!

— My sister takes 45 minutes to put on her make-up but all I need is a little mascara and lip gloss and I'm ready to roll.

— The machine has been calibrated so the experiment is ready to roll.


  • good to go
  • ready to sail
  • all systems go
  • ready to launch

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