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prepare

US [prɪˈper]
UK [prɪˈpeə(r)]
  • v.调制;使做好准备;把…预备好;使(自己)有准备
  • Web筹备;配制;拍摄准备
Simple Present:prepares  Present Participle:preparing  Past Tense:prepared  
Prepare
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v.
1.
[t]
使做好准备;把…预备好to make sth or sb ready to be used or to do sth
to prepare a report
撰写报告
A hotel room is being prepared for them.
正在为他们准备一间旅馆客房。
The college prepares students for a career in business.
这个学院是培养商务人才的。
2.
[i][t]
使(自己)有准备;防范to make yourself ready to do sth or for sth that you expect to happen
I had no time to prepare.
我当时没时间准备。
The whole class is working hard preparing for the exams.
全班都在努力用功准备考试。
The police are preparing themselves for trouble at the demonstration.
警察正在准备防范示威时可能出现的骚乱。
I was preparing to leave.
我正准备离开。
The troops prepared themselves to go into battle.
部队准备开赴战场。
3.
[t]
~ sth
预备(饭菜);做(饭)to make food ready to be eaten
He was in the kitchen preparing lunch.
他在厨房做午饭。
4.
[t]
~ sth (from sth)
调制,配制(药品等)to make a medicine or chemical substance, for example by mixing other substances together
remedies prepared from herbal extracts
用草药提取成分配制的药物

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