How to use At-the-ready in a sentence

at-the-ready
  • Fred had his pencil and pad at the ready.

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  • Brady glanced over his shoulder at his team, whose chests heaved and guns were still at the ready.

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  • We waved goodbye then rushed into our vehicles to join the convoy, mobile phones at the ready in case of emergencies.

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  • Just imagine returning from your dive to find your personal masseuse awaiting you in your suite, glass of iced champagne at the ready.

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  • I even had my German beer stein at the ready.

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  • When the weather is too threatening or extreme to spend time outdoors, it's important for parents to have a variety of indoor games at the ready.

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  • As the bride opens each gift, the host or a designated guest should sit close by with a pad and paper at the ready.

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  • Kits are also available, for a complete selection of Italian herbs or other culinary treats at the ready.

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  • Not all of us are lucky enough to have wine refrigerators in our houses or apartments to keep our wine constantly on hand and at the ready at a moment's notice to be served at the perfect temperature.

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  • Instead of reusing wet towels, or dirty towels that have been used on the ground, wouldn't it be much nicer to have clean beach towels at the ready?

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  • Mutt Williams is a young man with a keen mind and a switchblade at the ready.

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  • Hopefully you'll never need those phrases, but if you do you will have them at the ready.

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  • Additionally, since customer service is at the ready via a Chat Live button, this may be one shaper you want to investigate further.

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  • If you really want to bling it up, have guests arrive on a red carpet and have a few people at the ready with cameras to play paparazzi.

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  • Encourage guests to dress the part and have the appropriate music and perhaps some games at the ready as well.

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  • Medical staff was always at the ready in case of an emergency.

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  • I have some bio oil and aloe Vera gel at the ready!

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  • Great - it would have to be wooly socks at the ready.

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