Translation of "prepare" - English-Russian dictionary

prepare

verb uk us /prɪˈpeər/
GET READY [ I, T ]

A2 to get someone or something ready for something that will happen in the future

готовить(ся)
They're preparing for the big match.
We're preparing the students for their end-of-year exam.
[ + to do sth ] I was busy preparing to go on holiday.
prepare yourself

B1 to make yourself ready to deal with a difficult situation

приготавливаться
Prepare yourself for a shock.
FOOD [ T ]

A2 to make food ready to be eaten

готовить (пищу)
to prepare lunch

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