be available

See: lie
References in classic literature ?
A wise prince ought to observe some such rules, and never in peaceful times stand idle, but increase his resources with industry in such a way that they may be available to him in adversity, so that if fortune chances it may find him prepared to resist her blows.
The result of our conversation was that she was to proceed to Yellowsands on the morrow, and that I was to follow as soon as possible, so as to be available should she chance to need any advice, and at all events to give myself the pleasure of meeting her again.
For my part, I should be sorry to think that there was nothing between Anthony and Cleopatra but an economic situation; and it will require a great deal more evidence than is ever likely to be available, thank God, to persuade me that Tiberius was as blameless a monarch as King George V.
I might not be available for the Australia game, but I think I will be playing in France rather than going to Poland.
Freeman missed the semi-final win over Kerry with an ankle injury and had to pace himself during the t e a m 's recent training break in Portugal but will be available for selection on Sunday.
It's up to the manager to decide who is involved in each match, but my aim is to be available as much as possible and see what his thoughts are.
Woodward said the new contract allows him to spend most of his time on outside projects and books, but be available to work for the paper when needed.
Sir Digby said he would be available to help one or two projects on a part-time basis when he leaves his post of director general of the CBI.
And he said: "The thing about being on the dole is that you've got to be available for work.
I have to get myself to a stage where I could be available for the last four or five matches," Owen said.