prepare


prepare
1. I
great events are preparing надвигаются /предстоят, назревают/ большие события
2. III
prepare smth.
1) prepare a room (some fishing tackle, an expedition of exploration, a military force, etc.) готовить /подготавливать/ комнату и т.д.; prepare a bed стелить постель; prepare the table накрывать на стол; prepare a speech (a draft, rules, a scheme of action, a means of communication, etc.) работать над речью /выступлением/ и т.д.; prepare one's lessons готовить /учить/ уроки
2) prepare a meal (food, a dish, meat, dinner, etc.) готовить /варить, стряпать/ еду и т.д.; prepare a cough-syrup (a medicine, a lotion, a mixture, etc.) готовить /делать/ микстуру от кашля и т.д.
3. IV
prepare smth. in some manner prepare smth. cautiously (privately, independently, elaborately, etc.) подготавливать что-л. осторожно и т.д.
4. VII
prepare smb., smth. to do smth. prepare her to receive bad news (the mind to receive new impressions, the ship to meet a storm, etc.) (под)готовить ее к неприятному известию и т.д.
5. XI
1) be prepared the samples are being prepared образцы подготавливаются /обрабатываются/
2) be prepared for smth. be prepared for the worst (for anything to happen, for war, for what is to come, for such a work, for future contingences, etc.) быть готовым к худшему и т.д.; we were not prepared for rain мы не ожидали дождя; be prepared to do smth. be prepared to start early (to acknowledge smth., to say smth., to accept it, to supply the goods you ask for, etc.) быть готовым /согласиться/ выехать рано и т.д.; I am quite prepared to admit my fault я готов признать свою вину; be prepared at some time be prepared beforehand будьте готовы заранее
6. XIII
prepare to do smth. prepare to go abroad (to tell her the whole truth, to hear the details, etc.) готовиться к отъезду за границу и т.д.; he is feverishly preparing to meet them он лихорадочно готовится к их встрече
7. XVI
prepare for smth. prepare for the struggle (for action, for an attack, for war, for the Army, for college, for departure, for a journey, for a large party, for an emergency, etc.) готовиться к борьбе и т.д.; I prepared for a surprise я был готов к [любой] неожиданности
8. XXI1
1) prepare smth., smb. for smth. prepare a book for publication (a house for occupation, a place for habitation, oneself for a race, oneself for a battle of wits, a youth for the battle of life, a boy for college, pupils for an examination, a patient for surgery, etc.) подготовить книгу к изданию и т.д.; you'd better prepare him for the news вы бы лучше подготовили его к этому известию; prepare oneself for the worst приготовиться к худшему
2) prepare smth. from smth. prepare ink from this powder (a meal from flour, dinner from the best meat, etc.) (при)готовить /сделать/ чернила из этого порошка и т.д.; prepare smth. for smth. prepare a net for fishing (glass for scientific use, the way for negotiations, etc.) подготовить /приготовить/ сеть для рыбной ловли и т.д.; prepare a surprise for him устроить ему сюрприз
9. XXIV1
prepare smb. as smth. prepare smb. as a specialist подготовить кого-л. как специалиста

English-Russian dictionary of verb phrases. 2013.

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