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 Meanings and Examples of PREPARE
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
prepare
 v.  expect that something will happen and to be ready for it
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  Into this hole, the end of the second alternating great tackle is then hooked so as to retain a hold upon the blubber, in order to prepare for what follows.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 67. Cutting In.
2  They liked to prepare rich, hearty food and to see people eat it; to make up soft white beds and to see youngsters asleep in them.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
3  Once or twice she took a quiet dinner there alone, having instructed Celestine beforehand to prepare no dinner at home.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XXXVI
4  After this there is beer for every one, the musicians included, and the revelers take a long breath and prepare for the great event of the evening, which is the acziavimas.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
5  Here were crops that men had worked for three or four months to prepare, and of which they would lose nearly all unless they could find others to help them for a week or two.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 22
6  So Jurgis went on meditating; until finally, when he had been an hour or two in the hall, there began to prepare itself a repetition of the dismal catastrophe of the night before.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 28
7  That which at first was only rumor, soon became certainty, as orders passed from the quarters of the commander-in-chief to the several corps he had selected for this service, to prepare for their speedy departure.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 1
8  When the appetites of the whole were appeased, the squaws removed the trenchers and gourds, and the two parties began to prepare themselves for a subtle trial of their wits.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28
9  I began, with the commencement of the year, to prepare myself for a final struggle, which should decide my fate one way or the other.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  I now had three weeks during which to prepare for my journey.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
11  We now began to feel a degree of safety, and to prepare ourselves for the duties and responsibilities of a life of freedom.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
12  The boat now began, with heavy groans, like some vast, tired monster, to prepare to push up among the multiplied steamers at the levee.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XV
13  The party of horsemen came up to the fence, and, with mingled shouts and oaths, were dismounting, to prepare to follow them.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
14  No alarm takes place, till this chap, Bitzer, turns out this morning, and begins to open and prepare the offices for business.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER VII
15  "Front-de-Boeuf must prepare to restore his fief of Ivanhoe," said De Bracy, who, having discharged his part honourably in the tournament, had laid his shield and helmet aside, and again mingled with the Prince's retinue.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
Example Sentence: (208 in 14 pages)
16  The commission telegraphed its decision earlier this month by telling an official to prepare the order.
17  The players are in defiant mood as they prepare for tomorrow'sgame.
18  The weather report advised us to prepare for a big freeze.
19  After the harvest, the peasants began to prepare the soil for seed.
20  The radio alerted coastal residents to prepare for the storm.
21  Time to prepare was a luxuary he would have to forgo.
22  He had failed to prepare adequately for the task before him.
23  The ground staff do all they can to prepare the pitch.
24  In fair weather prepare for foul.
25  The older child should be able to prepare a simple meal.
26  She'll prepare the food ahead of time and freeze it.
27  Since then, Wellcome has been scaling up production to prepare for clinical trials.
28  Orders went out to prepare for the evacuation of the city.
29  I've had no time to prepare for this meeting, so I'll have to play it by ear.
30  The defendant requested more time to prepare his case.