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Pronunciation: / prepaˈrare /

Translation of preparare in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 5 (riservare) See examples:chissà cosa ci prepara il futuro?
    who knows what the future holds?

also: prepararsi verbo pronominale

  • 1 (fare i preparativi) (persona)
    to prepare (oneself), to get ready
    per qualcosa for something a fare to do
    mi stavo preparando ad uscire quando è suonato il telefono
    I was just getting ready to go out when the phone rang
    l'esercito si prepara ad invadere il paese vicino
    the army is getting ready o gearing up to invade the neighbouring country
  • 3 (essere imminente) (temporale, disgrazia)
    to be brewing
  • 4 (fare per sé) See examples:-rsi una tazza di tè, della minestra
    (American English)
    oneself a cup of tea, some soup
    -rsi un bagno
    to run a bath

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