On October 7, Loewen allegedly told FBI Employee l that he was ready to go through with it.
But nobody seriously believes that these troops are ready to carry out the role assigned them.
“We laughed at Mexican jokes right on his porch,” ready said of Pearce.
As those statements attest, Billy Sammeth is ready to be free of his past by putting it truly all behind him.
“I think the electorate is ready for a debate on international affairs,” he said.
Then hitch them up as fast as you like, and put a good stock of feed in, while we go and get ready.
Yes, yes; come, I warrant him, if you will go in and be ready to receive him.
My ribs were ready to burst, but I could no longer get enough air into my chest.
Make haste down, Phoebe, to be ready to open the door for Mrs Rowland.
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.