gird (up) one's loins

做好準備;準備行動。

例句:

  • The nation must gird up its loins to face these difficult challenges. (國家必須做好準備來面對這些困難的挑戰)
  • The manager has called me to his office. I'd better gird my loins and go and see what he wants. (經理叫我到他辦公室去。我最好做好準備,去看看他想要幹什麼)

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