But you must put all fun and games aside by Friday as Mercury, squaring Jupiter, readies to enter your sign.
As Obama readies his health-care speech tonight, Sarah Palin is on the offensive again, railing against "death panels."
A gale of wind, accompanied with heavy rain, often readies its climax just about the dawn.
But meanwhile he gains no real strength, he readies no new height of contemplation.
Can a Tartar be said to cook, when he only readies his steak by riding on it?
He 'readies up the broads,' as he terms it, by cutting all the high cards convex, and the low ones concave.
The fact that he was not so billed made him realise what a small part of any secret ever readies the general ear.
Old English ræde, geræde "prepared, ready," of a horse, "ready for riding," from Proto-Germanic *garaidijaz "arranged" (cf. Old Frisian rede "ready," Middle Dutch gereit, Old High German reiti, Middle High German bereite, German bereit, Old Norse greiðr "ready, plain," Gothic garaiþs "ordered, arranged"), from PIE root *reidh- "to ride" (see ride (v.)). Lengthened in Middle English by change of ending. Ready-made first attested early 15c.; ready-to-wear is from 1890.
early 13c., "to administer;" c.1300, "to take aim;" mid-14c., "to prepare, make ready," from ready (adj.). Related: Readied; readying.