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This is the context:

The rules of playing cricket are very easy. All you need to do is follow my instructions. Get the bat and ball from the storeroom and we are all set.

But this doesn't sound quite correct to me. I am getting the that feeling I need to add "to go" in the end.

The rules of playing cricket are very easy. All you need to do is follow my instructions. Get the bat and ball from the storeroom and we are all set to go.

Is the first sentence correct or is it necessary to add "to go" in the end? What grammatical difference does adding "to go" make?

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    Nothing. The first version is preferable, since it is shorter. Sep 29, 2016 at 12:36
  • Yeah, either is perfectly "legal", but the added "to go" is annoyingly redundant.
    – Hot Licks
    Oct 1, 2016 at 12:33
  • Don't forget to fix your first sentence (it should be "are" instead of "is" because you are talking about rules, which is plural).
    – Hellion
    Oct 3, 2016 at 18:00

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Nothing is wrong with both of those sentences. "All set" in this context fills in the use of "to go" but does not make the sentence improper if you use it.

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    – Helmar
    Oct 1, 2016 at 13:04

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