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  • verb Present participle of prepare.

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Examples

  • So, when people tell me that they're waiting for their big break or waiting to be noticed, I tell them to take the word "waiting" out of their vocabulary and substitute it with the word "preparing."

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  • So, when people tell me that they're waiting for their big break or waiting to be noticed, I tell them to take the word "waiting" out of their vocabulary and substitute it with the word "preparing."

    Mike Ragogna: Chatting With Cobra Starship's Ryland Blackinton, Plus Jimmy Jam and Jason Reeves, and The Real Tuesday Weld Video Exclusive

  • But if it's for "a picture book" then many minds are involved -- artist, writer, editor, designer -- to an extent that I would venture exceeds the similarly creative collaboration involved in preparing a words-only manuscript for publication.

    Not since . . .

  • Both principal designate posts are set to start from Easter this year, with the successful candidates spending a term preparing for the opening of the academy in the existing school buildings.

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  • Both principal designate posts are set to start from Easter this year, with the successful candidates spending a term preparing for the opening of the academy in the existing school buildings.

    EDP24 News

  • Both principal designate posts are set to start from Easter this year, with the successful candidates spending a term preparing for the opening of the academy in the existing school buildings.

    EDP24 News

  • For her, the value of creative writing is in "preparing" readers for the inability to be prepared.

    Attached to Reading: Mary Shelley's Psychical Reality

  • As Carlson notes, this trauma is the work of literature itself: For [Shelley], the value of creative writing is in 'preparing' readers for the inability to be prepared.

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  • This obviously requires more overview than detail, but in preparing for it I was not sufficiently organized to do more than stumble from detail to detail, rather than soaring as I ought to have done.

    Festina Lente « Unknowing

  • Energy producing plants must begin preparing to produce 15% of their energy from renewable sources

    Matthew Yglesias » Myths of 1996

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