ready and waiting


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Adj.1.ready and waiting - being and remaining ready and available for useready and waiting - being and remaining ready and available for use; "waiting cars and limousines lined the curb"; "found her mother waiting for them"; "an impressive array of food ready and waiting for the guests"; "military forces ready and waiting"
ready - completely prepared or in condition for immediate action or use or progress; "get ready"; "she is ready to resign"; "the bridge is ready to collapse"; "I am ready to work"; "ready for action"; "ready for use"; "the soup will be ready in a minute"; "ready to learn to read"
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Why, whatever God is, and wherever He is, He must always be there, ready and waiting.
Mother says dinner's ready and waiting and I'm to bring it in as soon as you sit down.
Just swing it out, ready and waiting, let the men get their bags, then stow food and water aboard of her.