about ready


about ready
gandrīz gatavs

English-Latvian dictionary. 2013.

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  • ready to roll — spoken phrase ready to start doing something Everybody is here. We’re ready to roll. Thesaurus: ready or about to do somethingsynonym Main entry: roll * * * informal …   Useful english dictionary

  • about — [ə bout′] adv. [ME aboute(n) < OE onbūtan, around < on, ON + be, BY + ūtan, outside < ūt, OUT: all senses develop from the sense of “around”] 1. on every side; all around [look about] 2. here and there; in all directions [travel abou …   English World dictionary

  • Ready Records — was a small but influential independent record label based out of Toronto, Canada that signed a number of New Wave and Indie rock bands from the early to mid 1980s. [ [http://www.readyrecords.ca/aboutready.html About Ready Records] ] Focusing… …   Wikipedia

  • about, around, round — About is a commonly used word with several meanings and shades of meaning, most of which develop the idea of circling, on every side, or here and there (walk about, look about). It has also the meanings of nearly or approximately (about 100… …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • ready — adj. 1 prepared VERBS ▪ appear, be, feel, look, seem, stand ▪ The suitcases were standing ready by the front door. ▪ remain …   Collocations dictionary

  • about — a|bout1 W1S1 [əˈbaut] prep 1.) concerning or relating to a particular subject ▪ a book about politics ▪ She said something about leaving town. ▪ He lied about his age. ▪ About that car of yours. How much are you selling it for? ▪ What s he on… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • about — 1 preposition 1 on or dealing with a particular subject: a book about politics | She said something about leaving town. | all about (=all the details of a particular subject): Naturally, my mother wanted to know all about it. 2 in many different… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • about — /euh bowt /, prep. 1. of; concerning; in regard to: instructions about the work; a book about the Civil War. 2. connected or associated with: There was an air of mystery about him. 3. near; close to: a man about my height; about six o clock. 4.… …   Universalium

  • about — a•bout [[t]əˈbaʊt[/t]] prep. 1) concerning; on the subject of; in regard to: a book about the Civil War[/ex] 2) connected or associated with: an air of mystery about him[/ex] 3) near; close to: about my height; about six o clock[/ex] 4) in or… …   From formal English to slang

  • about — /əˈbaʊt / (say uh bowt) preposition 1. of; concerning; in regard to: to talk about secrets. 2. connected with: instructions about the work. 3. somewhere near or in: she is about the house. 4. near; close to: about my height. 5. on every side of;… …   Australian English dictionary

  • about*/*/*/ — [əˈbaʊt] grammar word summary: About can be: ■ a preposition: He told me about your problem. ■ an adverb: Stop rushing about. ■ followed by an infinitive with ‘to : I was just about to explain. 1) used for stating who or what is being considered… …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English