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Raring = ?

 
 
Reply Fri 23 Apr, 2010 07:25 am

Context:

On 28 December 1963, Randy Gardner, a 17-year-old schoolboy in San Diego, California, got up at 6 am feeling wide awake and raring to go. He didn't go back to sleep again until the morning of 8 January 1964. That's 11 days without sleep.
 
ehBeth
 
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Reply Fri 23 Apr, 2010 07:28 am
@oristarA,
You've run into a common English idiom.

"raring to go"

http://idioms.thefreedictionary.com/raring+to+go

Quote:
to be ready and excited to begin doing something


I'd recommend bookmarking the idioms portion of thefreedictionary.com
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engineer
 
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Reply Fri 23 Apr, 2010 07:29 am
@oristarA,
Full of eagerness, enthusiastic (from various web dictionary sites).
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Pemerson
 
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Reply Tue 27 Apr, 2010 06:10 pm
@oristarA,
As in "raring to go, but you can't go for raring?
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