Translation of "ready" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

ready

adjective uk /ˈred.i/ us /ˈred.i/
PREPARED 准备好的

A1 prepared and suitable for fast activity

准备好的,有准备的;现成的;方便使用的
[ + to infinitive ] Are you ready to leave? 你准备好离开了吗?
Are you ready to order, Madam? 现在可以点菜了吗,女士?
Okay, Evie, ready when you are (= I am ready to do what we have arranged). 好了,埃薇,我都准备好了,就等你了。
Dinner's ready! 可以吃晚饭了!
Are you ready? Hurry up - we're late. 准备好了吗?快点——我们都晚了。
We're leaving at eight o'clock, so you've got half an hour to get ready. 我们8点钟出发,所以你还有半个小时准备。
The army are said to be ready for action. 据说军队已经做好准备随时采取行动。
The concert hall was made/got ready (= prepared) for the performance. 音乐厅已为这场演出准备妥当。
ready and waiting

waiting and prepared to act

准备好并等待着;准备好随时行动
Secret information allowed the police to be ready and waiting when the robbers came out of the bank. 由于得到秘密线报,警方布下埋伏,等着劫匪从银行出来自投罗网。
QUICK 快的

[ before noun ] mainly approving quick with answers, jokes, solutions, etc.

快的;机敏的;灵敏的
He had a ready reply to every question. 他对所有的问题都对答如流。
He was charming, with a ready wit (= the ability to quickly say clever and funny things). 他很有魅力,而且机智风趣。
noun uk /ˈred.i/ us /ˈred.i/
at the ready

prepared to be used or to act immediately

准备好;可随时使用;可随时采取行动
He stood by the phone, pencil at the ready. 他准备好了铅笔,站在电话旁。

(Translation of “ready” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)