One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1‘four out of ten companies were unprepared for the new VAT regime’
not ready, unready, off guard, off one's guard, surprised, taken aback, unsuspecting
unrehearsed, unwatchful, unqualified, ineligible, unfit, incompetent, incapable, ill-equipped, unequipped, not equal to, not up to
informal caught napping, caught on the hop
2‘the Whigs showed themselves unprepared to support the reforms’
unwilling, disinclined, averse, loath, reluctant, indisposed, resistant, opposed
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