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usually in combination Done in advance of being needed.‘ready-cooked meals’
- ‘Police had not just recovered drugs ready packaged to be sold, they had also found a huge quantity of stolen property, he said.’
- ‘It widened its product range from clothing to ready prepared meals, alcohol, household goods and furniture.’
- ‘I bit my lip and, late this evening, I set the machine up to have another loaf ready baked a couple of hours after I wake tomorrow.’
- ‘The Oak Tree Foundation has more humanitarian aid ready packed in boxes for Romanian children and their families.’
- ‘However I did buy one of those ready prepared joints of meat in a tin foil dish in Iceland to shove in the oven.’
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The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.