get ready

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References in classic literature ?
She never starts to get ready for luncheon till the last minute.
Let HIM get ready for HIS fate, when that comes about.
com study also found Edinburgh women take longest to get ready.
Since I was not able to get ready for the Major championship season last year, I kind of spent a lot of my energy getting ready for those three events, and it turned out to be pretty good.
2 : something done to make or get ready <Preparations for the move are underway.
The Different Dragon is published by Two Lives Publishing, the only publisher of children's books expressly intended for kids in LGBT families; and so it happens that young Noah has two mothers, one who helps him get ready for bed (though he needs only a little help) and Go-Ma, who invents the tale about The Different Dragon along with him.
And that female vanity can cause friction in relationships, with 15 per cent of men saying they are irritated by the length of time it takes their partner to get ready.