How to use At-the-ready in a sentence
Fred had his pencil and pad at the ready.
Brady glanced over his shoulder at his team, whose chests heaved and guns were still at the ready.
We waved goodbye then rushed into our vehicles to join the convoy, mobile phones at the ready in case of emergencies.
Just imagine returning from your dive to find your personal masseuse awaiting you in your suite, glass of iced champagne at the ready.
I even had my German beer stein at the ready.Advertisement
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.
As the bride opens each gift, the host or a designated guest should sit close by with a pad and paper at the ready.
Kits are also available, for a complete selection of Italian herbs or other culinary treats at the ready.
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.
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?Advertisement
Mutt Williams is a young man with a keen mind and a switchblade at the ready.
Hopefully you'll never need those phrases, but if you do you will have them at the ready.
Additionally, since customer service is at the ready via a Chat Live button, this may be one shaper you want to investigate further.
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.
Encourage guests to dress the part and have the appropriate music and perhaps some games at the ready as well.Advertisement
Medical staff was always at the ready in case of an emergency.
I have some bio oil and aloe Vera gel at the ready!
Great - it would have to be wooly socks at the ready.