The English menu is coming!

prepare for English menu

X We prepare for an English menu.

Tim says:

When something is going to come to you, you prepare for it. For example, preparing for winter by unpacking your warm clothes, or preparing for Christmas by buying presents.

If you understand that, it should be clear that this sign shouldn’t include “for.” They are not preparing for the arrival of the English menu; the menu itself has been prepared.

O We have prepared an English menu.

O We have an English menu.


No. 139 DINNER

Prepare dinner
She is preparing for dinner… so he has to prepare dinner!
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