Translation of "prepare" - English-Italian dictionary

prepare

verb uk /prɪˈpeər/ us /prɪˈpeər/ present participle preparing, past tense and past participle prepared

A2 to get someone or something ready for something in the future

preparare
I haven’t prepared my speech yet. Non ho ancora preparato il mio discorso.
We’re preparing the students for their end-of-year exams. Stiamo preparando gli studenti per i loro esami di fine anno.

A2 to make food ready to be eaten

preparare
I prepared lunch for the kids. Ho preparato il pranzo per i bambini.
prepare yourself

B1 to make yourself ready to deal with a difficult situation

prepararsi
Prepare yourself for a shock. Preparati per uno shock.

(Translation of “prepare” from the Cambridge English–Italian Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)