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    We have our ship coming up for dry-docking

    Hello all users!

    What's the meaning of "We have our ship coming up for dry-docking"?

    Does it mean "Our ship is likely to be dry-docked" or "time has come for our ship to be dry-docked".

    I am asking because there are two definitions of "to be in line for something". "to come up for" is one of definitions of "to be in line for something".
    1. come up for something to be eligible for something; to be in line or sequence for something. She comes up for reelection in April. How soon does your driver's license come up for renewal?

    2. in line for something to be likely to get something Waxman would be in line for the job if Rawson resigns.

    I am in two minds about the exact meaning.

    Could you help me solve the problem?

    Thank you.

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    Re: We have our ship coming up for dry-docking

    For me, it's more likely to be that the "time has come for our ship to be dry-docked".

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