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ready, steady, go (also North American ready, set, go)

Definition of ready, steady, go also North American ready, set, go in English:

Used to announce the beginning of a race.
Example sentences
  • Ready, steady, go! As the teams line up for the new season, we run the rule over all the contenders in our comprehensive championship preview.
  • Set up volunteering - ready, set, go! Setting the centres up before Christmas.
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