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Prepare for action, take care of minor matters so you can focus on important ones.


Warren wanted a spotless sailboat and took great pains to clear the decks as often as possible.


A sailing ship's crew prepared for battle by removing or fastening down all loose objects on deck that might otherwise get in the way of the guns, or be knocked down and injure a sailor.

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