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    Getting ready for

    Hello.

    I try to keep my diary in English and having problems to name the process we usually have before leaving the house and going to work. This process includes getting up, washing, having breakfast, etc.

    So, can I put the following record on my diary, '5:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. - Getting ready for out' ?

    I wouldn't say 'getting ready for work' as the work isn't the only part of my day.

    Thanks, Alex.
    Last edited by AlexAD; 10-Feb-2012 at 10:50.

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    #2

    Re: Getting ready for

    'Getting ready to go out.'

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    Re: Getting ready for

    Some possibilities:
    Getting ready to leave the house.
    Getting ready to go out.
    Getting ready for the day.
    Getting myself organized (for the day ahead).

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    Re: Getting ready for

    Thanks, JMurray.
    I loved these the best:
    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    Getting ready for the day.
    Getting myself organized.

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    #5

    Re: Getting ready for

    Getting ready for going out.
    Getting ready for facing (to face) the cruel jungle of daily vicissitudes.

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    Re: Getting ready for

    Thanks, Raymott.
    This one is exotic
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    Getting ready for facing (to face) the cruel jungle of daily vicissitudes
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    #7

    Re: Getting ready for

    Getting ready for facing (to face) the cruel jungle of daily vicissitudes.

    I know the feeling Raymott. I didn't post these the first time but now I will:
    "Getting ready for yet more disappointment".
    "Preparing to take another beating".
    "Getting ready to give up".

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    Re: Getting ready for

    Those are too pessimistic to start a new day

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    #9

    Re: Getting ready for

    Perhaps you could just call it your "morning routine."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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