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    #1

    Fixing to go or getting ready to go

    "I'm fixing to go"( Is it correct? Heard some people say it)

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    "I'm getting ready to go"

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    Re: Fixing to go or getting ready to go

    "Fixing to..." is a regional expression found in the US South.

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    Re: Fixing to go or getting ready to go

    Quote Originally Posted by SoothingDave View Post
    "Fixing to..." is a regional expression found in the US South.
    Is it educated or uneducated?

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    #4

    Re: Fixing to go or getting ready to go

    Dave answered rightly

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    Re: Fixing to go or getting ready to go

    Quote Originally Posted by ostap77 View Post
    Is it educated or uneducated?
    Educated. There is nothing wrong with the grammar. It's just not an expression used widely in the language.

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    #6

    Re: Fixing to go or getting ready to go

    Know this old song from Bob Dylan?

    Feeling funny in my mind, Lord,
    I believe I'm fixing to die, fixing to die
    Feeling funny in my mind, Lord
    I believe I'm fixing to die

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