all ready

all ready

everyone is prepared, available, or willing: We are all ready to go to dinner now.
Not to be confused with:
already – so soon; previously: Oh, but I’ve already eaten.
References in classic literature ?
Then he cut his leather out, all ready to make up the next day, meaning to rise early in the morning to his work.
"She will not be here a year hence, poor darling, so no one need dread future responsibility," said Aunt Myra, folding her black gloves as if all ready for the funeral.
"I'm afraid I never can," said Rose; but she surveyed the cup with favour, for a funny little imp danced on the handle, as if all ready to take a header into the white sea below.
Our love affair with ready meals is driving an influx of innovative new products, with the independent business analyst reporting that the UK clocked up the highest level - 19% - of all ready meal product launches in Europe in 2009.