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get (sth) ready

This page is about the collocation get (sth) ready

collocation pattern: verb + adjective

Meaning

prepare something

For example

  • Could you get the salad ready while I cook the spaghetti?

  • The concert's starting in ten minutes, and they're still getting everything ready!

Quick Quiz

You should get your notes ready

a. before giving a lecture

b. while giving a lecture

c. after giving a lecture

Contributor: Matt Errey