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In the text below, what does "saddle up" mean?
The exercise is terminated, Ms. Gold. We've received the call from Director Osborn. Saddle up. We're going to New York.
Re: saddle up
Cowboys used to saddle up before setting out on a journey - they put the saddles on their horses ready to ride out.
Originally Posted by dilermando
So, saddle up just means get ready to travel.
An alternative would be " Pack your bags".