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Ready and eager to engage in an activity.
prepared, all set, set, organized, in a fit state, equipped, primedView synonyms
- ‘Young reds from Australia and the Americas are now hot to trot at your local vintner's and, unlike the Nouveau, are promoted all year round.’
- ‘If IBM is hot to trot on a deal in your shop and you are financing, make IBM give you both options on your deal.’
- ‘West footballers sent out a warning sign on Sunday that they are hot to trot for a back to back premiership, when they accounted for ladder leader Pioneer.’
- ‘I think it's an example where some people in the Liberal party have just got very hot to trot on ideological grounds, and are moving forward on that basis without truly understanding what the real impact will be.’
- ‘The NSF is just hot to trot on nanotechnology, so I think there's definitely bucks out there.’
- ‘His client also has a young, beautiful daughter who's hot to trot.’
- ‘According to Alonso's team-mate Jarno Trulli, however, Renault will not be hot to trot in the first part of this North America Grand Prix double.’
- ‘Returning to the Territory they will be hot to trot, but should face some real opposition in the Alice side under the guidance of Roy Arbon.’
- ‘Toni takes so long combing and styling her hair that you wonder how she ever got the reputation for being hot to trot.’
- ‘How can I make it plain that I'm hot to trot while protecting both of us from embarrassment if the feeling isn't mutual?’
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