Translation of "ready" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary

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readyadjective

uk /ˈred.i/ us /ˈred.i/

ready adjective (PREPARED)

A1 prepared and suitable for fast activity

準備好的,有準備的;現成的;方便使用的
[ + to infinitive ] Are you ready to leave? 你準備好離開了嗎?
Are you ready to order, Madam? 現在可以點菜了嗎,女士?
Okay, Evie, ready when you are (= I am ready to do what we have arranged). 好了,埃薇,我都準備好了,就等你了。
Dinner's ready! 可以吃晚飯了!
Are you ready? Hurry up - we're late. 準備好了嗎?快點——我們都晚了。
We're leaving at eight o'clock, so you've got half an hour to get ready. 我們八點鐘出發,所以你還有半個小時準備。
The army are said to be ready for action. 據說軍隊已經做好準備隨時採取行動。
The concert hall was made/got ready (= prepared) for the performance. 音樂廳已為這場演出準備妥當。
ready and waiting

waiting and prepared to act

準備好並等待著;準備好隨時行動
Secret information allowed the police to be ready and waiting when the robbers came out of the bank. 由於得到秘密線報,警方布下埋伏,等著劫匪從銀行出來自投羅網。

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ready adjective (QUICK)

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

快的;機敏的;靈敏的
He had a ready reply to every question. 他對所有的問題都對答如流。
He was charming, with a ready wit (= the ability to quickly say clever and funny things). 他很有魅力,而且機智風趣。

readynoun

uk /ˈred.i/ us /ˈred.i/
at the ready

prepared to be used or to act immediately

準備好;可隨時使用;可隨時採取行動
He stood by the phone, pencil at the ready. 他準備好了鉛筆,站在電話旁。

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