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Autor:  Tiago T.
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  13/SET/2007 7:30 PM
Assunto:  Another preposition case...
 
Mensagem:  Hey Marc,

You should use "ready to" if there is a verb after the expression. In this case, the word "to" emphasizes that the verb is in the infinitive form.

You should use "ready for" in case there is a noun after the expression. Remember that words ending in -ing are sometimes equivalent to nouns.

For example:

ready to + verb
I'm ready to take the exam
Are you ready to go?
You should get the kids ready to go to school.

ready for + noun
I'm ready for the exam.
You should get the kids ready for school.
I'm ready for anything!

Tiago


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
Another preposition case...  –  Marc  13/SET/2007, 4:42 AM
Another preposition case...  –  luis augusto  13/SET/2007, 8:01 AM
Another preposition case...  –  Márcio Farias  13/SET/2007, 10:26 AM
 Another preposition case...  –  Tiago T.  13/SET/2007, 7:30 PM

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