Translation of "prepare" - English-Japanese dictionary


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

~を準備する, 用意する
I haven’t prepared my speech yet.
We’re preparing the students for their end-of-year exams.

A2 to make food ready to be eaten

~を調理する, (食事)を支度する
I prepared lunch for the kids.
prepare yourself

B1 to make yourself ready to deal with a difficult situation

覚悟する, 心の準備をする
Prepare yourself for a shock.

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