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before in Chinese

[ bi'fɔ: ]   Pronunciation:
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TranslationMobile
  • adv.
    1.在前,在前方,在前头,在前面。
    2.在以前,从前,前此;较早。
    Phrases


    1.在…以前;较…早[先]。 Lilacs come before the roses. 紫丁香比蔷薇开得早。 the day before yesterday 前天。 the night before last 前晚。
    2.在…的前面;当着…的面;向…;〔转义〕借…的力,被…推着;有…等待着,向…开放,供…使用。 put [lay] the matter before sb. 在某人面前提出[汇报]这件事。 the question before us 当前的问题。 man and wife before Heaven 正式夫妇。 Pride goes before a fall. 骄者必败。 The ship sailed before the wind. 船顺风行驶。 The golden age is before us. 黄金时代就在我们前面,前途无限美好。 Our services are before you. 我们乐于为您服务。
    3.先于,优于。 Ladies before gentlemen. 女先男后。 A marquis is before a count. 侯爵在伯爵之上。
    4.与其…(不如),宁可…(也不)。
    Phrases


    1.〔表示时间关系〕比…早些,在…以前;还没有…(就);然后再,再;就;才。 They arrived before we expected. 我们没有想到他们来得那么早。 I must finish my work before I go home. 我必须把我的工作做完才回家。 It will not be long before Father returns. 父亲不久就要回来。 Do it now before you forget. 现在就做,免得忘记。 The sun had scarcely risen before the fog began to disappear. 太阳刚一升起,雾气就开始消散。
    2.〔表示选择关系〕与其…(不如);(宁愿);…也不。
    Phrases

Examples
  • I have heard that he has been married before ..
    我听说他过去结过婚。
  • As i look back , scenes of the past leap before my eyes .
    历历在目。
  • Business is always brisk before christmas .
    圣诞节前生意总是很兴隆。
  • Were you never unfaithful to him before ?
    你以前从来没有对不起他过?
  • Stock dyeing is used more often than before .
    原料染色比以前用的多。
  • I would like to think it over before deciding .
    我还是想想再决定吧。
  • Chew your food well before you swallow it .
    食物在吞咽前要仔细咀嚼。
  • He failed like so many before him .
    像他前面的许多人一样,他失败了。
  • I should like to see him once before i go .
    在我走以前我想看他一次。
  • Our troops recoiled before the attack .
    我部队迫于敌人的进攻而后撤。
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English
    Adverb
  • earlier in time; previously; "I had known her before"; "as I said before"; "he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier"; "her parents had died four years earlier"; "I mentioned that problem earlier"
    Synonyms: earlier, earlier,

  • at or in the front; "I see the lights of a town ahead"; "the road ahead is foggy"; "staring straight ahead"; "we couldn''t see over the heads of the people in front"; "with the cross of Jesus marching on before"
    Synonyms: ahead, in front, ahead, in front,

  • earlier in time; previously; "I had known her before"; "as I said before"; "he called me the day before but your call had come even earlier"; "her parents had died four years earlier"; "I mentioned that problem earlier"
    Synonyms: earlier, earlier,

  • at or in the front; "I see the lights of a town ahead"; "the road ahead is foggy"; "staring straight ahead"; "we couldn''t see over the heads of the people in front"; "with the cross of Jesus marching on before"
    Synonyms: ahead, in front, ahead, in front,

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