She readied the engine.
He reached the end, and she readied her fist.
She readied herself for a fight, making certain none of them had orders to jump her yet, and then continued to the panoramic window.
"I'll talk to Howie," I said as I readied to leave the room.
She readied supper, careful to spend as little time in the ring of firelight as possible.
Jenn readied herself for a battle as she cracked the door open.