ADV. properly, well | fully | badly, inadequately, poorly | adequately | carefully, painstakingly | specially a table full of specially prepared food
VERB + PREPARE help (sb), help (sb) to | fail to He had failed to prepare adequately for the task before him. | be easy to, be quick to a meal that is very quick and easy to prepare | be designed to The course is designed to prepare graduates for management careers.
PREP. for We all set about preparing for the party.
PHRASES time to prepare (sth) I haven't had time to prepare my arguments properly.