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I went for a run before breakfast.
The others had gotten there before us.
Have another drink before you go!
I joined the police in 1999. Before that I was in the army.
Two weeks before the election the first reports of the scandal began to appear.
You should seek legal advice before signing anything.
Clean up that mess before your father sees it.
You’d better go away before I lose my temper.
A promising career stretched out before him.
You’re still young – you have your whole life before you.
This is the American English definition of before. View British English definition of before.
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