Prepare

Prepare, 1- (to get sth ready), weǧǧed.

2- vi, (oneself), weǧǧed ṛuḥ-u.

To be prepared, weǧǧed ṛuḥ-u.

3- (cook, bake), ṭeyyeb, dar.

4- (drink, coffee, tea), dar.


Examples (drink, coffee, tea, food):

Farid asked his sister to prepare him a cup of coffee. - Farid ṭleb men xut-u tdir-lu fenǧal taɛ qehwa.

Farid is preparing coffee. - Farid ṛa-hu idir f l-qehwa.

Farid prepared a good soup. - Farid dar ṣuppa mliḥa.

Farid prepared a beef stew. - Farid dar ǧwaz taɛ l-begri.

I'll prepare sashimi for dinner. - Ṛa-ni ṛayḥa ndir s-sacimi l-l-ɛca.

Karima prepared Farid his favorite meal. - Karima weǧǧdet-lu l-Farid l-weǧba lli iḥebb-ha gaɛ.

Karima will prepare coffee. - Karima ṛa-hi ṛayḥa tweǧǧed l-qehwa.

My mother often prepares us doughnuts for breakfast because we love them. - Yemma mwalfa tdir-lna l-xfaf l-l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ xaṭer nḥebbu-h.

We'll let Karima prepare dinner for us tonight. - L-ɛciyya, nxellu Karima hiya lli tdir-lna l-ɛca.


Examples (to be prepared):

Be prepared for delays. - Weǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-kum l-t-ta'exxurat.

Be prepared for the rejection. - Weǧǧed ṛuḥ-k l-r-refḍ.


Examples (to cook, to bake):

Dog can be prepared in various different ways. - L-kelb yeqder l-waḥed iṭeyybu b-ṭuruq mextalfin.

How do you prepare this dish? - Kifac tṭeyybi had l-weǧba?

Karima woke up very early in the morning to prepare a pie for Farid. - Karima naḍet ṣ-ṣbaḥ bekri bac tṭeyyeb ṭarṭa l-Farid.

She prepares their food. - Hiya lli tṭeyyeb l-makla taɛ-hum.

So many tasty foods can be prepared with eggplants! - Kayen bezzaf weǧbat bnan yeqder idir-hum l-waḥed b-l-batenǧal.


Examples (to get sth ready):

Could you prepare the salad? - Teqqedri tweǧǧdi hadik c-claḍa?

Every morning she helps her mother to prepare breakfast in the kitchen. - Kul ṣbaḥ, hiya tɛawen yemma-ha f l-kuzina bac tweǧǧed l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

Farid helped Karima prepare her presentation. - Farid ɛawen Karima tweǧǧed l-beḥt taɛ-ha.

Farid is preparing supper. - Farid ṛa-hu iweǧǧed f l-ɛca.

Farid prepared a healthy meal for Karima. - Farid weǧǧed weǧba ṣeḥḥiyya l-Karima.

Farid prepared a secret plan. - Farid weǧǧed xuṭṭa serriya.

Farid prepared himself for the worst. - Farid weǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-pir.

Farid prepared his lessons. - Farid weǧǧed d-duṛus tawɛ-u.

Farid prepared Karima for the bad news. - Farid weǧǧed Karima l-hadak l-xber lli iḥezzen.

Farid prepared supper by himself. - Farid weǧǧed l-ɛca weḥd-u.

For whom was the course prepared? - L-men weǧǧdu had d-deṛs?

Have you prepared everything for tomorrow? - Weǧǧedt kullec l-ɣedwa?

He's in the kitchen preparing food. - Ṛa-hu f l-kuzina, iweǧǧed f l-makla.

I'm preparing a present for Karima. I hope she'll like it. - Ṛa-ni nweǧǧed kadu l-Karima u netmenna belli yeɛǧeb-ha.

I had little time to prepare the speech. - Ma ṣeḥḥ-li-c bezzaf weqt bac nweǧǧed l-xiṭab.

I have prepared your bath. - Weǧǧedt-lek l-ḥemmam taɛ-k.

I have to prepare my presentation. - Lazem nweǧǧed l-beḥt taɛ-i.

I have to prepare the breakfast. - Lazem nweǧǧed l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

I must prepare their breakfast. - Lazem nweǧǧed-lhum l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

I prepared breakfast for myself. - Weǧǧedt l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ l-ṛuḥ-i.

I prepared breakfast for them. - Weǧǧedt-lhum l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

I thought Farid would prepare the food for us. - Ɛembal-i belli Farid ṛa-hu ṛayeḥ iweǧǧed-lna l-makla.

It took me several hours to prepare it. - Ḍrebt cḥal men saɛa bac nweǧǧed-u.

I went to bed after preparing everything in advance. - Ṛeḥt nerqud muṛ ma weǧǧedt kullec.

Karima asked Farid to turn off the computer and prepare dinner. - Karima qalet l-Farid iṭeffi l-ḥasub u iweǧǧed l-ɛca.

Karima helped her mother prepare dinner. - Karima ɛawnet yemma-ha tweǧǧed l-ɛca.

Mother mentioned that it was about time to prepare supper. - Qalet yemma belli l-weqt bac nweǧǧdu l-ɛca.

My mother is busy preparing supper. - Yemma ṛa-hi mecɣula, tweǧǧed f l-ɛca.

My mother is preparing breakfast. - Yemma ṛa-hi tweǧǧed f l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

My mother prepares my meals. - Yemma hiya lli tweǧǧed-li l-weǧbat tawɛ-i.

My sister will prepare breakfast. - Xut-i ṛa-hi ṛayḥa tweǧǧed l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

My teacher told me that I didn't devote enough time to preparing my speech. - Qalet-li c-cixa belli ma meddit-c l-weqt l-ṛuḥ-i bac nweǧǧed l-kelma taɛ-i.

Nothing could prepare Farid for what happened next. - Ḥaǧa ma kanet qadra tweǧǧed Farid l-wac kan ṛayeḥ yeṣra.

Police prepared an elaborate sting operation. - L-pulisiyya weǧǧdu fexxa mɛeqqda.

Prepare yourself. - Weǧǧed ṛuḥ-k.

She spent so much time and energy preparing that wedding. - Xdat bezzaf weqt u bedlet ǧehd kbir bac tweǧǧed l-hadak l-ɛers.

Upon arriving home, he immediately set about preparing a meal. - Ɣir lḥeq l-d-daṛ, bda iweǧǧed weǧba.

We prepared our meals. - Weǧǧedna l-weǧbat tawɛ-na.

What've you prepared? - Wac weǧǧedt?

When you're preparing food for someone, please don't pick your nose, scratch your ass, or sneeze in your hands. - Ki tkun tweǧǧed l-makla l-kac waḥed, men feḍl-k, ma txentec nif-k, ma tḥekk tram-k, ma teɛṭes f yeddi-k.

You don't need to prepare a formal speech. - Ma tesḥeqq-c tweǧǧed xiṭab.


Examples (oneself):

Everyone should prepare adequately. - Kul waḥed lazem iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u kima lazem.

Failing to prepare is preparing to fail. - Lli ma iweǧǧed-c ṛuḥ-u kima lazem, ṛa-hu iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-xṣara.

Farid and Karima are preparing to do just that. - Farid u Karima ṛa-hum iweǧǧdu idiru had c-ci b-d-dat.

Farid had to prepare for his trip. - Farid kan lazem iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-s-sfer taɛ-u.

Farid is now preparing to go to college. - Farid ṛa-hu duṛk iweǧǧed fi ṛuḥ-u bac iṛuḥ l-l-ǧamiɛa.

Farid is preparing for college. - Farid ṛa-hu iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-ǧamiɛa.

Farid is preparing to do that. - Farid ṛa-hu iweǧǧed ṛuḥ‑u idir had c-ci.

Farid prepared for the worst. - Farid weǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-pir.

Farid tried to prepare himself. - Farid seyya iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u.

Farid was preparing breakfast. - Farid kan iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-fṭur taɛ ṣ-ṣbaḥ.

He is busy preparing for the entrance examination. - Ṛa-hu mecɣul, iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-mtiḥan taɛ d-dexla.

He is preparing for the test. - Ṛa-hu iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-emtiḥan.

He is preparing for the Olympic Games this year. - Had l-ɛam, ṛa-hu iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-Lɛab l-Ulampiyya.

He prepared carefully for the meeting. - Weǧǧed ṛuḥ-u mliḥ l-l-ǧtimaɛ.

Hope for the best, but prepare for the worst. - Ṭmeɛ l-ḥaǧa l-mxeyyra, beṣṣeḥ weǧǧed ṛuḥ-k l-l-pir.

How can banks prepare for the next recession? - Kifac yeqqedru l-bankat iweǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-hum l-l-kasad l-ǧay.

How should I prepare for a trip to a foreign country? - Kifac nweǧǧed ṛuḥ-i bac nsafer l-blad beṛṛaniyya?

How should one prepare for a trip to a foreign country? - Kifac iweǧǧed l-waḥed ṛuḥ-u bac isafer l-blad beṛṛaniyya?

I don't spend much time preparing for English classes. - Ana ma nǧewwez-c bezzaf weqt bac nweǧǧed ṛuḥ-i l-d-duṛus taɛ l-angliziyya.

If you wish peace, prepare for war. - Ida ḥebbit s-silm, weǧǧed ṛuḥ-k l-l-ḥeṛb.

I've been preparing. - Kunt nweǧǧed f ṛuḥ-i.

It is necessary that he prepare for the worst. - Lazem iweǧǧed ṛuḥ-u l-l-pir.

My wife and I are preparing to retire. - Ana u meṛt-i ṛa-na nweǧǧdu f ṛwaḥti-na bac neddu l-antrit.

Please prepare for the trip. - Men feḍl-kum, weǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-kum l-r-riḥla.

Prepare to be bored. - Weǧǧed ṛuḥ-k tetlegga.

Prepare to die! - Weǧǧed ṛuḥ-k tmut!

Prepare to have your mind blown. - Weǧǧed ṛuḥ-k bac yeḥbes muxx-k.

She has been busy preparing for her trip to the U.S. - Kanet mecɣula, tweǧǧed f s-sfer taɛ-ha l-l-Marikan.

She's at home resting and preparing for the exam. - Ṛa-hi f d-daṛ, mreyyḥa u tweǧǧed l-l-mtiḥan.

She is intensely preparing for the exam. - Ṛa-hi tweǧǧed ṛuḥ-ha qelb u Ṛebb l-hadak l-mtiḥan.

Science is the way to prepare for the 21st century. - B-l-ɛilm lli iweǧǧed l-waḥed ṛuḥ-u l-l-qern l-waḥed u ɛecrin.

The crew is busy preparing for the voyage into outer space. - L-fariq ṛa-hu iweǧǧed f ṛuḥ-u bac isafer f l-faḍa'.

The crew prepared for the voyage across the Pacific Ocean. - L-fariq weǧǧed ṛuḥ-u bac isafer f l-Muḥiṭ l-Hadi.

There were many things that we needed to do to prepare for our trip. - Kanu bezzaf ḥwayeǧ kan lazem ndiru-hum bac nweǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-na nsafru.

The students were busy preparing for the school festival. - Ṭ-ṭalaba kanu mecɣulin, iweǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-hum l-l-mehṛaǧan taɛ l-msid.

They are preparing themselves. - Ṛa-hum iweǧǧdu f ṛwaḥti-hum.

We're preparing to do so. - Ṛa-na nweǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-na bac ndiru had c-ci.

We've already prepared for the millennium bug. - Ḥna weǧǧedna dija ṛwaḥti-na l-l-bug l-kbir.

We have three hours to prepare for the meeting. - Ɛend-na telt swayeɛ bac nweǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-na l-l-ǧtimaɛ.

We need to prepare for the worst. - Lazem nweǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-na l-l-pir.

We prepared ourselves for the crash. - Weǧǧedna ṛwaḥti-na l-l-xebṭa.

You're preparing to do that, aren't you? - Ṛa-k tweǧǧed f ṛuḥ-k bac tdir had c-ci, lala?

You may as well prepare for your examination. - Teqder tani tweǧǧed l-l-mtiḥan taɛ-k.

You must prepare for the worst. - Lazem nweǧǧdu ṛwaḥti-na l-l-pir.

You should have known better than to take an examination without preparing for it. - Kan lazem teɛṛef belli ma teqder-c tdir mtiḥan u nta ma weǧǧedt-c ṛuḥ-k li-h.

You should prepare for the future. - Lazem tweǧǧed ṛuḥ-k l-l-musteqbel.


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