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get (sb) ready

This page is about the collocation get (sb) ready

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

prepare yourself, or somebody else, for something

For example

  • We're leaving soon, so you'd better get ready to go.

  • Why am I always the one who has to get the kids ready for school?

Quick Quiz

Nicki's getting ready to go out. She's

a. getting into her car

b. getting into bed

c. getting dressed

Contributor: Matt Errey