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ADV-GRADED （指在通常的时间之前）早,提早,提前 Early means before the usual time that a particular event or activity happens.
I knew I had to get up early...
Why do we have to go to bed so early?
ADJ-GRADED 早期的;初期的 Early means near the beginning of a day, week, year, or other period of time.
...in the 1970s and the early 1980s.
...a few weeks in early summer...
ADV-GRADED （指在原定或预计的时间之前）早，提早,提前 Early means before the time that was arranged or expected.
She arrived early to secure a place at the front...
The first snow came a month earlier than usual.
ADJ-GRADED （历史时期或事物存续期）早期的,初期的 Early means near the beginning of a period in history, or in the history of something such as the world, a society, or an activity.
...the early stages of pregnancy.
...Fassbinder's early films...
ADJ-GRADED （作品、过程等）开始阶段的 Early means near the beginning of something such as a piece of work or a process.
...the book's early chapters.
ADJ-GRADED （植物）早开花的，早熟的 Early refers to plants which flower or crop before or at the beginning of the main season.
...these early cabbages and cauliflowers.
ADJ-GRADED （传闻、迹象等）最早的，最初的 Early reports or indications of something are the first reports or indications about it.
The early indications look encouraging...
Earlier reports that troops opened fire are now being denied.
PHRASE 早在 You can use as early as to emphasize that a particular time or period is surprisingly early.
Inflation could fall back into single figures as early as this month.
...as early as 1838.
PHRASE 言之过早；为时尚早 If you say about something that might be true that it is early days, you mean that it is too soon for you to be completely sure about it.
The chances of Francis eventually becoming manager of England are perhaps higher. It is early days, of course, and he has yet to win anything.