take one's marks

idiom

: to get into position for the start of a race
The runners were told to take their marks.

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“Take one's marks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/take%20one%27s%20marks. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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