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be ready to do sth

informal to be going to do something immediately: I should think you're about ready to collapse after all that walking. to be willing to do something: These men are ready to die for their country.
Translations of “be ready to do sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 馬上要, 即將要, 隨時…
in Chinese (Simplified) 马上要, 即将要, 随时…
(Definition of be ready to do sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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