2012년 9월 18일 화요일

Dic: ready for sth, ready to do sth (need or want, willing to do)

4. If you are ready for something, you need it or want it.

  • ex) I don't know about you, but I'm ready for bed...
3. If you are ready to do something, you are willing to do it.
  • ex) They were ready to die for their beliefs... (= willing)

CF.

2. If you are ready for something or ready to do something, you have enough experience to do it or you are old enough and sensible enough to do it.
  • ex) She says she's not ready for marriage...
  • ex) You'll have no trouble getting him into a normal school when you feel he's ready to go.
5. To be ready to do something means to be about to do it or likely to do it.
  • ex) She looked ready to cry...
.... COBUILD

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