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Occurrences of ready in Corpus

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Robertson, James Precious and the Puggies, (Itchy Coo 2011) Lallans, weans
Syne the cake wis ready, and they each had a muckle s on page 79

1 matches

Donovan, Anne Matilda In Scots, (Itchy Coo 2019) Lallans, weans
ne ten thoosand mile and it's ready fur sale. "She's near new," a on page 18
the telly. Their dinner, were ready-meals in floppy aluminium con on page 20
d, but at this moment she wis ready tae tak on onybody. She chapp on page 76
r so laddies and lassies were ready in the Assembly Haw, the 'Tru on page 112
The deed wis done. Awthin wis ready. Lavender pit her pencils bac on page 134
Also on pages 226, 229
7 matches

Thomson, Mark Bard fae thi buildin site, (Luath 2007) Lallans - Dundee, poetry
Gitin ready ti start ir shift on page 61
We've got a rich an ready weh on page 74
ready ti ignite, eh dinna lead on page 94
O so yi feel thi pressure ready ti on page 111
an em ready ti impress. on page 114

5 matches

Morrison-Smyth, Anne Alice's Carrants in Wunnerlan, (Evertype 2013) Ulster - Ballymoney, prose
oundin important. "Ir yae aa} ready? This is the driest thing A k on page 26
ev an quick, fur shae wus aye ready tae taak aboot hir pet: "Dina on page 31
shae taakt. "A must go an git ready tae play croquet wi the Queen on page 60
" said the Duchess, wha seemt ready tae agree tae iverythin that on page 90
lukt at peur Alice, wha feelt ready tae sink intae the muck. At l on page 94

5 matches

McHardy, Stuart Speakin o Dundee: Tales Tellt Aroun the Toun, (Luath 2010) Lallans - Dundee, prose
n the ither side o the river, ready tae fecht. Nou at this time t on page 20

1 matches

Percy, Ely Duck Feet, (Monstrous Regiment 2021) Lallans - Renfrew, prose
up tae Kelly Marie's tae get ready. Ah'll jist get yi at quarter on page 35
cardboard boxes so that she's ready fur the removal van. on page 120

2 matches

Fitt, Matthew Chairlie and the Chocolate Works, (Itchy Coo 2016) Lallans, prose
'll open it thegither. Are ye ready?" on page 43
ff yer breeks! Ye hae tae get ready, ma boay! Ye hae tae get read on page 61
hen! Here we gang!' He Awbody ready skelped aff rapidly doon the on page 71
r Wonka. "The chawin-gum's no ready yet! It's no richt!' on page 108
naw, naw, naw, naw! It isnae ready for eatin! It isnae richt! Ye on page 109
Also on pages 135, 146
9 matches

Sutherland, Hazel Biggin Da Dess, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
da dess will be bigged, laid ready wi a line o pallets an da net
nner, it's back doon da toon, ready ta rake it trow aa ower again
l pokin oot trow da hay, he's ready ta pounce. Oot he springs, pe
haand. Hay crinkles when it's ready.
ed Mam's dryness tests an wir ready ta bigg. First, rakin it aa i
5 matches

Cumming, John Kirsten, (Shetland For Wirds 2006) Shetland, prose
So dere we were, ready ta start, an Ginger comes owe
1 matches

Johnson, Laureen Saands o Maywick, (Shetland For Wirds 2004) Shetland, prose
aet tae dem, an you mak claes ready ta dem, an you bait lines ta
1 matches

Robertson, James The Deil, (Scottish Book Trust 2018) Lallans, prose
'She's aboot ready tae turn her face tae the wa,
1 matches

Peterson, George P.S. Nannie Georgedaughter, (Shetland For Wirds 2002) Shetland, prose
as da thunder clood sets up, ready ta brak.
tchin. Watchin. An da air wis ready ta spleet. For dey kent whit
2 matches

Shepherd, Robbie Harknin tae the braw souns, (John Benjamin 2000) Doric, newspaper
lburgh festival wi a platform ready-made?
1 matches

Rennie, Susan The Wee Prince, (Edition Lintenfass 2017) Lallans, prose
The wee prince wis fu ready tae depairt, yet he didna wan
They buy things in the shops ready made. But as ye canna buy fre
e prince. ‘Awthing is there ready: the pulley, the pail, an the
3 matches

Smith, Alex A Sair Fecht, (self-published 2003) Doric, prose
am looks roon an states. "I'm ready for the first
best tae get the porrige ready, bit often trippin ower a gin
wak, I'll hae your breakfast ready fin you come back."
Alexander an Towser were ready for their breakfast, ey turne
hoose. Ropes oot an ready tae load up. "Be wi you in a
8 matches

Smith, Alex A Fer Chauve, (self-published 2005) Doric, prose
r Eck set aboot gettin things ready fur the comin winter. He
said. "That's your heatin ready for the winter" Jonsar Eck pe
girse. Grun hid been made ready for saain neeps an, the grun
3 matches

Blackhall, Sheena Minnie, (Scots Language Centre 2004) Doric, prose
ires mendit, an the byre made ready fur the evenin's milkin, a ki
ilkie hole wi a steen, makkin ready fur a day's wirk wi the futte
the fit o the stove, heatin, ready fur their dennertime piece. A
o ae open hole, he wis makkin ready tae pit the ferret. Syne he'd
e horse in the stable, makkin ready tae harness it teetle the gig
9 matches

Blackhall, Sheena The Quarry, (Lochlands 2007) Doric, prose
drug makkin him dwaumy, near ready tae gyang unner the knife. Je
inmaist team o Javans war noo ready tae gie ower their stravaig t
2 matches

Hanna, Wendy Gaitherin’ Purdas!, (Facebook - Schomberg Society 2020) Ulster, poetry
Mind the drills wi a ready eye,
1 matches

Gilmour, Rosie Bak Tae Schuil, (Scots Hoose 2015) Lallans, weans
An am aw ready wishin fir break time soon!
1 matches

Ratter, Peter Da Perishin Nort, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
hin meenits, da lifeboats wir ready an John wis bein lowered inta
1 matches

Priest, Ena Bonxie Geo, (Young Shetland Writer 2010) Shetland, prose
is boat, we da sail riggit an ready. Mansie hed tae fitch aa da e
1 matches

Douglas, David Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Galloway, poetry
ready the assembled plastic fleet f
1 matches

Burnett, Colin Ordinary Criminals, (colinburnett.co.uk 2019) Lallans - East Central, prose
pence chicken risotto frozen ready meal. Grub fit enough fur a m
say if yae dinnae turn up git ready tae start fasting this month.
He appears ready tae shoot his load wae his an
3 matches

Ross, Derek Chuckies fir the Cairn, (Luath 2009) Southern - Dumfries, poetry
As if ready tae shoosh
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Yes Nae Mair, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Lallans, blog
oard wi whit's happenin, ah'm ready.
Ah'm no ready, o coorse - naebody is - bu
2 matches

Clark, Sara Scot Free -The Psychic Cost O Uisin Scots, (Bella Caledonia 2018) Lallans, blog
ora Batty, rollin-pín at the ready. "WOR-ARE YOU ON ABAAT NAH?"
1 matches

McHardy, Stuart The Wey Forrit, (Luath 2017) Lallans, prose
f fer the snp ither than bein ready tae gang alang wi them in try
ndas’s government spies aye ready tae find sedition an treason
fer help, an we shuid aye be ready tae help oor neebors. An A ja
anti-social development, aye ready tae talk aboot ‘positive ec
in grandparents are bein made ready bi the bankers an ither sic p
6 matches

Forrest, Liam Hittin the Toon, (Scots Hoose 2020) Lallans - Dunfermline, prose
n looked like they wurr aboot ready to throw their boulders eh fi
1 matches

Riddell, Conor San Diego, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
The next day a got masel a ready and heided aff doon tae the C
l that nicht just funnert and ready fir ma bed but a wis mare tha
2 matches

Bowie, Tyler Stookie, (Scots Hoose 2020) Doric - Forres, prose
iddies business. Athing wis a ready covered ower wis it. I thouch
1 matches

Halfpenny, Cameron Ahlice's Adveenturs in Wunderlaant, (Evertype 2015) Southern - Borders, prose
n important air. “Are ee aw ready? This is th driest hing Ah ke
“A knot!” said Ahlice, ay ready tae mak hersel yisfi, an look
plied eagerly, fur she was ay ready tae talk aboot hur pet: “Di
Ahlice! Come here noo, an get ready fur eer walk!’ ‘Comin in
spoke. “Ah must gaun an get ready tae play croquet wi th Queen,
7 matches

Mc Rae, Thomas The Neep Lantern, (Lowdown-L 2009) Lallans - Central, prose
aun’le inside, an’ it wiz ready fur the guysin’.
1 matches

McQueer, Chris Hings - Short Stories 'n That, (404 Ink 2017) Lallans - Glesga, prose
Ready, big man?’ ah say.
1 matches

Baikie, R. M. Mair Fairming Tales, (Baikie 2000) Orkney - Hackland, prose
oor the veet wis at the door, ready tae see whut could be deun.
rlie’ll be in afore hid’s ready, an thoo ken’s theesel hoo
Cheust ready for the pot?
the side o the skroo wis near ready tae slide.
4 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 2), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
eirsels doun the slight brae, ready for the fecht.
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Bravehert: The truth anent William Wallace (pairt 1), (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
North they mairchit, tae ready theirsels for the advance o t
1 matches

Heather, Alistair The Body Snatchers, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Angus, blog
rkyairds wi muskets an dirks, ready tae kill ony student that cam
1 matches

Heather, Alistair Rin throu the jungle, (Mak Forrit 2017) Lallans - Angus, blog
man’s shouder, an he leuked ready tae spring aff intae the tree
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Kintrae livin, (Mak Forrit 2019) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
es an ither simmer vegetables ready for pickin on the day. The ma
1 matches

Thoumire, Elizabeth Makkin a muckle o a mickle, (Mak Forrit 2018) Lallans - Edinburgh, blog
ontae the settle at the back, ready tae be servit wi this feast.
unds the day is onywhaur near ready tae cope wi it.
2 matches

Hall, Simon W. No the Six o Clock News, (Bella Caledonia 2016) Orkney, blog
e, Elsie, you’re just about ready for the knacker’s yard in 1
t ken if the whole country is ready tae hear the news read in Sco
2 matches

Bennett, Peter Sharks, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
ore strength anymare, ye see? Ready fur the bloody knackers yard,
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Guru an Zander, (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
llin tae part wae their cash, ready tae be enlightened wae whitev
1 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part Two), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
there was a pile ay fire wid ready tae keep it gaun fur the nigh
he big bastart just behind me ready tae gore me wae they fuckin a
2 matches

Bennett, Peter The Bothy (Part One), (ABCTales.com 2021) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
d up, replayin it in ma heid, ready tae gie him whit fur, but ah
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Graftin, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
young cunt like you should be ready tae go again man. Quick break
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part two of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
me pinned against the ropes, ready tae execute the final blow.
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Rude Awakenings (Part one of two), (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
you get oot ay yer bed an get ready! Ye’ve goat yer giro tae ge
here. Get aff yer arse an get ready! You take laziness tae a whol
2 matches

Bennett, Peter TA Hauf an a Hauf, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
fella, bletherin away. Ah’m ready fur gien him a shout but he s
1 matches

Bennett, Peter Park trife, (ABCTales.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
blade, drawin his airm back, ready tae plunge it right intae him
y takin arsehole.’ ah sais, ready tae fly fur the fuckin idiot.
2 matches

Grae, Emma Dancin wi the Rhona, (unbound.com 2020) Lallans - Glasgow, prose
“That’s me ready,” a say, chebs pressed tae
1 matches

Stewart, Anna An Alien Feeling, (Scots Hoose 2019) Lallans, prose
gain, so they’ll know I’m ready. I cannae wait fir them tae c
1 matches

Ewen, Allan Review: Saltire: Invasioun, (The Sair Fecht 2015) Lallans, blog
er as a pooerfu demonic force ready tae fecht for Scotland. The i
1 matches

McClurg, Fernando The USA: Whit happened tae the Guid Guys?, (The Sair Fecht 2014) Lallans, blog
eid haes left monie Americans ready tae accept torture o terror s
1 matches

Monahan Brown, Ricky Dùn Èideann, (The Scores 2020) Lallans, prose
o delichts. Bit Allan wisnae ready tae be discouraged.
1 matches

Clark, Thomas Till Houletgless an the Soond o Money, (The Scores 2018) Lallans, prose
ynd – but when the fare wis ready an the plates war gawin oot,
1 matches

McDonald, Hamish The Girnin Gates - Chapter 12, (Itchy Coo 2003) Southern, prose
Da hud oor haversack aw ready frae the night afore, wae wur
1 matches

Towrie, David Wirkin' the Tang - a dialect tale, (Orkneyjar 2010) Orkney, prose
Whin they hed gotten aa this ready for burnin, hid wis stored aw
1 matches

Occurrences on Scots Twitter

@beast_afc tweeted in Doric
porters @Ryanp0rteous_ kid be ready for the step up. He must be c(2020)

@cligeey tweeted in Doric
estry in kirk Wis biggit 1798 ready for a sort oot https://t.co/o(2020)

@Franwella tweeted in Doric
lined up? ??????? miss EU a’ready ??(2020)

@DoricPhrases tweeted in Doric
Coo glass painting, ready to hang for only £8 at The T (2016) twitter link
etween his teeth where it was ready to be whipped out. The full s (2018) twitter link
Doric Phrases. The canvas is ready to hang on the wall and costs (2018) twitter link

@fittiecrooners tweeted in Doric
ar but she bought een o those ready made chickens fae Asda(2016)
sh the veg! I said u bought a ready cooked chicken, could u nae b(2016)

@glenlivetloon tweeted in Doric
se... got the aeylskins on aa ready for the dipping!(2020)

@jax6754 tweeted in Lallans
My spotify is ready as am I ?? @IAmChrisRamsey Wh(2019)
"Gettin ready fir "journal therepy webbiner(2015)
iner! Paper, pen, notebook at ready.....richt tv orf and computer(2015)
awe yir fam tae Jeff! An I'm ready! Afternoon of reading and stu(2015)
@JeffBrazier Totally! All ready tae study and learn now! Pray(2014)
and 4 other matches.

@alistairdunn tweeted in Lallans
eed aboot being organised and ready for it!(2015)

@DavidJWood2 tweeted in Lallans
Mcculley I’ve got 2 likes aw ready. ??(2020)
pets16 Cannae beat it pal ??. Ready salted tho ????(2020)
Ready steady cook time again for me(2020)

@Seperatist_No1 tweeted in Lallans
o shite roll I'm no daft I'm ready for it ?? I jist wish people (2020)

@MartinBroon tweeted in Lallans
“Geez a shout up when it’s ready” ?? https://t.co/Ihy0w6sTQp(2020)

@StuartPoet tweeted in Lallans
it's now at the printers and ready for ordering very soon fae th(2020)

@WhenDidADidny tweeted in Lallans
ckin woefully but I AM BACK n ready to reach the dizzy heights of (2018) twitter link

@billykayscot tweeted in Lallans
at this - aipples galore, aw ready for makin juice. Braw. https:(2020)
ony feinish. Fair gars ye get ready for a lang stravaig! https://(2020)
en. I had my twitter headline ready in ma heid: Grand Larceny on (2020)
Gettin ready tae support the boys in Newpo(2020)
Aye ready! https://t.co/Kr1NR7O4R5 http(2020)

@Chazzbat tweeted in Lallans
st co-codamol, but if ye're a'ready on tramadol, then it's likely(2020)
e acause Ah complained Ah'd a'ready answered the questions he wis(2020)
bins. We aa ken he's a cunt a'ready.(2020)
ne in ma crispy shredded duck ready meal. Ah still ate it, tho. W(2020)
@Phil_Pagett Ah've a'ready read it a few years back, but(2020)
and 1 other matches.

@DABArbuckle tweeted in Lallans
ons_v_wullie Ah'll be staunin ready wae ma big shitty stick(2020)

@johnstone_shane tweeted in Lallans
ane himself put it, ‘Buik is ready. Ye kin buy it here it ye wan(2020)
Buik is ready. Ye kin buy it here if ye wan(2020)

@kennethbryce184 tweeted in Lallans
ers will arrive in there kits ready to play - well the smart one (2020) twitter link
waitin oan a cancellation n ready if a get short notice! (2021) twitter link
n a hope u r 2 davy - gettin ready for scotland game - bring it (2021) twitter link
nBrash4 top drawer brother - ready tae dae it awe over again any (2021) twitter link
shorts ready n ma trainers tae n a bottle (2020) twitter link
and 1 other matches.

@LairnScots tweeted in Lallans
s @fairpechtoot @bruceleunson Ready when youse are! :-) https://t(2020)

@helenmoncrieff tweeted in Shetland
book. Dunna ken if twitter is ready to see my talents(2014)

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