POISED TO/ FOR – o que significa?
O verbo to poise significa equilibrar, pairar, estabilizar, sustentar.
A combinação poised to + verbo ou poised for + substantivo contém o sentido estar prestes para entrar em ação.
Ex: Justin Timberlake and Killer fans are poised to snap up V Festival tickets
Ex: The cat is poised to jump on the mouse.
Ex: The cat stared at the mouse, poised for action.
Ex: The army was poised for battle.
Ex: The company is poised to launch its new advertising campaign
Ex: The lion was poised to strike.