Despite all the angst, the Russians were not ready to give up their summer in America.
But nobody seriously believes that these troops are ready to carry out the role assigned them.
As those statements attest, Billy Sammeth is ready to be free of his past by putting it truly all behind him.
Now is the time for Israel to take some dramatic step to show it is ready for a new Middle East.
In Warhol it found its self- image, ready- made for idolatry and mockery.
Then hitch them up as fast as you like, and put a good stock of feed in, while we go and get ready.
But in good time the Lybian pipe warns us that the feast is ready.
My ribs were ready to burst, but I could no longer get enough air into my chest.
At length the servant returned, saying his master was now ready to see them.
Papa said yesterday I must tell a story, and I have one all ready.
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.