make ready to

make ready to
make ready to (do something) to prepare to do something.

He made ready to jump in the water and swim to shore as soon as the boat neared the beach.


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  • make ready — ► make ready prepare. Main Entry: ↑ready …   English terms dictionary

  • make ready — index plan, provide (arrange for) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make-ready — /mayk red ee/, n. 1. Print. the process of preparing a form for printing by overlays or underlays to equalize the impression. 2. the act or process of making something ready for use: a charge for make ready on the new car. [1820 30; n. use of v.… …   Universalium

  • make ready — PREPARE, make preparations, get everything ready, gear up for. → ready * * * phrasal : to prepare and adjust the form and press for printing * * * prepare they were told to make ready for the journey home …   Useful english dictionary

  • make-ready — /mayk red ee/, n. 1. Print. the process of preparing a form for printing by overlays or underlays to equalize the impression. 2. the act or process of making something ready for use: a charge for make ready on the new car. [1820 30; n. use of v.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • make ready (for something) — make ˈready (for sth) idiom (formal) to prepare • to make ready for the President s visit Main entry: ↑readyidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • make ready to do something — make ready to (do something) to prepare to do something. He made ready to jump in the water and swim to shore as soon as the boat neared the beach …   New idioms dictionary

  • make ready for publication — index edit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • make-ready — make′ read′y n. pri the process of preparing a form for printing by overlays or underlays to equalize the impression • Etymology: 1885–90, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • make ready time — parengties trukmė statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. make ready time vok. Vorbereitungszeit, f rus. время подготовления, n pranc. temps de préparation, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

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