They were far too busy stretching muscles and preparing for the more torturous miles that lay ahead.
I'll direct all my efforts into preparing for our new baby.
Much later she was back in the kitchen, preparing the roast while he slept.
She was going to break down any second, but the effort the man before her put into preparing himself held her horrified attention.
A similar translation of Ecclesiastes, followed by treatises on the Karaites, on the Essenes and on the Kabbala, kept the author prominently before biblical students while he was preparing the first sections of his magnum opus, the critical study of the Massorah.