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action stations

plural noun
 
UK informal
when you are as ready as possible to perform a task you have been preparing for
做好准备
The whole school was at action stations for the inspectors' visit.
全校都做好了准备迎接督察的到来。
Ready and willingUnwilling and reluctant
action stations! used to tell people to get ready immediately to do the particular jobs which they have been given to do
(用来命令做好准备)各就各位!
Right, everyone - action stations! We're starting the show in 3 minutes.
好了,全体注意,各就各位,演出3分钟后开始!
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Translations of “action stations”
in Chinese (Traditional) 做好準備…
(Definition of action stations from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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