in preparation for

idiom

: in order to get ready for
The boxer exercised daily in preparation for the fight.

Examples of in preparation for in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Speeds have been ramping up at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in preparation for the Indy 500 on Sunday. Chloe Peterson, The Indianapolis Star, 25 May 2023 The Biden administration announced earlier on Tuesday that 1,500 active-duty troops will be sent to the southern border in preparation for the pandemic policy Title 42 ending next week. Brady Knox, Washington Examiner, 2 May 2023 Hired in December after a highly successful run as Jackson State’s head coach, the NFL Hall of Fame cornerback is in the midst of running practices with his new team in preparation for Colorado’s annual intrasquad spring game on April 22. Dennis Georgatos, ajc, 8 Apr. 2023 According to Best of the Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, the Florida Highway Patrol is currently distributing phones to troopers across the state in preparation for the agency’s use of the license verifier. Ron Hurtibise, Sun Sentinel, 2 Apr. 2023 Indonesia has spent close to $12 million renovating five stadiums and 20 practice fields in preparation for the championship. Victor Mather, New York Times, 29 Mar. 2023 The Tigers, including Flanigan, met with the media after Friday’s practice in preparation for Saturday’s game against No. 1 seed Houston in the second round of the NCAA tournament. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 17 Mar. 2023 The lawsuit, filed Wednesday in U.S. District Court in Hammond, names Mayor Sue Lynch and Dan Whitten, the city attorney, and states that on or before March 19, 2021, city employees were instructed not to meet with Snyder or his defense attorneys in preparation for his second criminal trial. Amy Lavalley, Chicago Tribune, 10 Mar. 2023 That’s in part because several Wall Street rivals that only a year earlier were still competing for talent have begun to cut jobs in preparation for an economic slowdown. Fortune, 6 Mar. 2023

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“In preparation for.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20preparation%20for. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

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