Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Ready"

The meaning of "Ready" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does

You're ready on the ball.. mean?
A: ‘On the ball’ is an idiom that describes someone who is efficient, someone who is talented, someone who is effective and can get things done.

So to be ‘ready on the ball’ mean to to get ready efficiently and effectively with no messing about. Often people who are ‘ready on the ball’ are ready or prepared quite some time before they actually need to go somewhere/do something
Q: What does ready mean?
A: listo/preparado
Q: What does ready mean?
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Q: What does I'm not quite ready. mean?
A: You're not ready yet, but you will be soon. You need a little more time.
Q: What does Almost ready mean?
A: You are almost done in the process of getting ready such as getting dressed or changed.

Example sentences using "Ready"

Q: Please show me example sentences with once it’s ready.
A: Once it's ready, let's try it!
Q: Please show me example sentences with nowhere near ready .
A: I was nowhere near ready to answer this question, so I just put the words in a sentence and hoped for the best.

I was nowhere near ready for you to move on, can you go back? (This might be used when taking notes and the teacher moves on too quickly.)
Q: Please show me example sentences with At the ready.
A: 'At the ready' means immediately available for use.

Police officers have their guns at the ready.
Chefs always have extra ingredients at the ready.
A medic is always at the ready at a sporting event.
Q: Please show me example sentences with about ready.
A: "I am just about ready to go."

I hope that is helpful!

Synonyms of "Ready" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between ready to and ready for ?
A:
The form is usually:
ready to + verb (動詞)
ready for + noun (名詞)

"Let's go camping!"
"Yes, I'm ready to hike, ready to make a fire, ready to put up the tent... I'm ready for anything!"

"Have you finished the report?"
"Yes, and I'm ready to give my presentation."
Q: What is the difference between you're just not ready. and you're not just ready ?
A: "you're just not ready" means that someone has determined that you are not ready
"you're not just ready?" as a question means the questioner is surprised that you are not ready yet. As a non-question, it also means that there is something more than ready. For example, "I'm not just ready, I'm excited!"
Q: What is the difference between I'm ready and I'm willing ?
A: I'm ready means you are ok to start now.

I'm willing means you are ok with doing it.

Q: What is the difference between I'm ready to and I'm going to ?
A: "I am going to" - means that you have decided to do something, and you will definitely do it
"i am ready to" - it is like you can do something, you are ready for it, but it is not as definite as "i am going to"

I am ready to go in museum instead of you (means: i can, but originally it wasn't in my plans)

i am going to do my homework
i am going to visit my granny tommorow
Q: What is the difference between ready and set up ?
A: Ready is very general purpose. Are you ready? He's ready to go. I'm finally ready to get married. Set up refers only to cases where something needs to be done to prepare for use. For example, a desktop computer needs to be set up before someone can use it. A bank account needs to be set up as well. The idea is that anything "set up" or the process of "setting something up" needs a person, or a few people, to put time into making something ready. It's an active process. Ready can be passive.

Translations of "Ready"

Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? It's ready for you now
A: It probably depends on the context. Eg if it’s a restaurant or a dress shop etc, your house or a company. You could use the phrase ‘Your *** is ready’ and add another word eg food/ order/ computer/ tickets etc? To make it more polite you can put their name or full name at the beginning of the sentence eg Mrs Smith. For a more casual sentence you can say hi or nothing at all. eg in my house my mum might shout ‘Dinner’s ready!’
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I’m not ready.
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? ready
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? I really ready
A: I am really ready.

Other questions about "Ready"

Q: We're not quite ready. does this sound natural?
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Q: ready does this sound natural?
A: very natural
Q: How soon before you're ready? does this sound natural?
A: I might say, "When/What time you gon be ready?"
Q: I'm ready already does this sound natural?
A: I'm already ready sounds more natural.
Ex: She is already ready

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