翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • before

    高中/CET4/CET6

    • [bɪˈfɔː(r)]
    • [bɪˈfɔːr]

    释义

    • prep.
      在…之前; 先于,优于; 当着…的面; 与其…;
    • conj.
      在…之前; 在…以前; 比…早些; 与其…;
    • adv.
      先前,从前; 在前,在前方;
  • 实用场景例句

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    The stew must be boiled up before serving.

    炖肉必须煮熟才能上桌.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    She doesn't like to make a scene before strangers.

    当着生人的面,她不愿大吵大闹.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    One way and another I'm going to finish this work before the end of the month.

    无论如何,我打算在本月完成这项工作.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    If you speed up your work, we can finish before it is dark.

    要是你加紧, 我们可以在天黑前结束工作.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Cranes take from four to seven years to mature before they pair up.

    鹤要4至7岁才成熟交配.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Never before have I heard this song sung in chorus.

    我从来没有听过这首歌的合唱.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    We should prevent others cashing in before we've time to market the product.

    我们应该防止别人在我们没有来得及在市场上销售这产品之前大捞一笔.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Never before had he felt himself so powerfully attracted to the idea.

    他从没有像现在这样热衷于这个想法.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    I had a medical checkup before going abroad.

    我在出国前作了一次体格检查.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Jim appeared a few minutes before the end of the party.

    吉姆在晚会结束前几分钟才露面.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    A vast expanse of golden crops lay before us.

    我们眼前展现出一大片金黄色的庄稼.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The farmers hurried to make hay before the rain came.

    农民们在雨季到来之前赶紧晾晒干草.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He debated heating up the pot first before his friends came.

    他考虑在朋友们到来之前先把火锅烧热.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Shall we clear up before we go out?

    我们是不是在出去前把东西收拾好?

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Don't forget to shake the pockets out before you take your coat to the cleaner's.

    你把外衣送到洗衣店之前,别忘记抖空衣兜.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    You must hand over your passport before you leave.

    离境前必须交回护照.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Importers flooded the market with cheap toys just before Christmas.

    进口商们在圣诞节前大量拋售廉价玩具.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    She had no head for business, and it was not long before she went under.

    她没有做生意的头脑, 不久就失败了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He kicked around a good deal before settling down.

    他在定居前一直在东奔西走.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Before trying to tackle his homework he read up the notes he had taken at the lecture.

    他把课堂上记的笔记认真看过后才动手做作业.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    The idea of flight had been kicking around for centuries before man actually achieved it.

    在人们真正能上天飞行之前,飞行这种想法早已存在数百年了.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    Be sure to bar all the doors before you leave.

    在离开前,务必把所有的门都闩上.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    He hummed and hawed for quite a while before he uttered a few words of comfort.

    他吭哧了好一会才说出几句安慰话.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Let it cool off before you eat it.

    冷一下再吃.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    This year's yield of wheat is higher than ever before.

    今年小麦产量高于往年.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    You walk before and I will follow after.

    你在前面走,我将在后面跟着.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    He was brought before the tribunal for trial.

    他被送到法庭受审.

    ——《现代英汉综合大词典》

    Turn the bottle upside down to empty it before you fill it with oil.

    把瓶子先控一控再装油.

    ——《现代汉英综合大词典》

    Look before you leap.

    三思而后行.

    ——《用法词典》

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    They also had talk therapy with a nurse before and after quit day.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    She never knows if the egg will break before the design is completed.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    People in both groups used nicotine ( ' , 尼古丁) patches before they quit, in addition to a second form of nicotine replacement, like gum or spray.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Instead of giving people practice, the gradual reduction likely gave them cravings ( ' , 瘾) and withdrawal symptoms before they even reached quit day, which could be why fewer people in that group actually made it to that point.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    By conventional standards, Leah was a typical successful woman before she changed her career.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    And the quit rates were particularly convincing given that before the study started, most of the people had said they'd rather cut down gradually before quitting.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    The shorthand ( ' , 简写) educators use for this is pre-K —meaning instruction before kindergarten—and the big idea is to prepare 4-year-olds and even younger kids to be ready to succeed on their K-12 journey.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Such findings, which run counter to common sense, have surfaced before.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Indeed, even before the steep climb in grain prices in 2008, the number of failing states was expanding.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Do sufficient testing before taking action.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    Before we collectively tear our hair out—how are we supposed to find our way in a landscape this confusing? —here is a thought from Dr.

    出自-2016年6月阅读原文

    They have more older students than before.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    As said before, with the right equipment and the right know-how, it's possible to jam any wireless transmission.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    But just before he reached the car door, he suddenly stopped, crouching ( ' , 蹲伏 ) down to peer at something on the sidewalk.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Before you brush this argument aside as rubbish, or think of joy as an unaffordable luxury in a nation where there is awful poverty, low academic achievement, and high dropout rates, think again.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    The Healthy Choice product line was carefully tested with consumers before being introduced to the general public.

    出自-2015年12月听力原文

    Dozens of children at a Utah elementary school had their lunch trays snatched away from them before they could take a bite this week.

    出自-2015年12月听力原文

    Dozens of children at a Utah elementary school had their lunch trays snatched away from them before they could take a bite this week.

    出自-2015年12月听力原文

    The lives of children from rich and poor American families look more different than ever before.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Since there were few museums anywhere in Europe before the close of the eighteenth century, Grand Tourists often saw paintings and sculptures by gaining admission to private collections, and many were eager to acquire examples of Greco-Roman and Italian art for their own collections.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Nearly half of high-earning, college-graduate parents enrolled their children in arts classes before they were 5, compared with one-fifth of low-income, lesseducated parents.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Funding agencies note that data paid for with public money should be public information, and the scientific community is recognizing that data can now be shared digitally in ways that were not possible before.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    Europe hardly had any museums before the 19th century.

    出自-2017年6月阅读原文

    You will face problems in the aging of the population that have never been faced before.

    出自-2017年6月听力原文

    Mr.De Keyzer, I’m a great lover of your book Moments Before the Flood.

    出自-2017年6月听力原文

    The US has already lost more than a third of the native languages that existed before European colonisation, and the remaining 192 are classed by UNESCO as ranging between unsafe and extinct.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    Parents, teachers, even the kids themselves, scored the youngsters on measures like acting before thinking and persistence in reaching goals.

    出自-2016年6月听力原文

    Upon reflection, however, it is equally easy to feel like you have seen it all before.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    To be sure, the battery still has a long way to go before the nightly recharge completely replaces the weekly trip to the gas station.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    The market demand for electronic devices is now either declining or not growing as fast as before.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    The demand for energy resources may compel renegotiation of Antarctica's treaties before their expiration.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    The 83% of American employees who are stressed about their jobs – up from 73% just a year before – say that poor compensation and an unreasonable workload are their number-one sources of stress.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Scholars warn that Antarctica's political drift could blur the distinction between military and civilian activities long before the continent's treaties come up for renegotiation, especially in parts of Antarctica that are ideal for intercepting ( ' , 拦截) signals from satellites or retasking satellite systems, potentially enhancing global electronic intelligence operations.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Scan the highlights of this year's Consumer Electronics Show ( ' , CES), and you may get a slight feeling of having seen them before.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Now we are told Members of Parliament ( ' , MPs) will have a free vote before parliament is dissolved in March.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Many of the coolest gadgets this year are the same as the coolest gadgets last year – or the year before, even.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    And even before then, scholars warn, the demand for resources in an energy-hungry world could raise pressure to renegotiate Antarctica's treaties, possibly allowing more commercial endeavours here well before the prohibitions against them expire.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Americans are working longer and harder hours than ever before.

    出自-2016年12月阅读原文

    Sadly the pleasure that comes from extravagances often disappears long before the bills do.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    In other words, it appears that minds give out before their bodies do.

    出自-2016年12月听力原文

    We should take our future into consideration in making decisions concerning climate change before it is too late.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    We get distracted before we can turn down the heating.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    They have to operate for long periods of time before the costs of development have been recovered.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    One needs the designers, and perhaps the regulators, before the builders and operators, and each group of workers in training has to know there is work waiting beyond graduation.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    On top of the tragic loss of life, the accident in California will cast a long shadow over the future of space tourism, even before it has properly begun.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    Kids who are the first in their families to brave the world of higher education came on campus with little academic know- how and are much more likely than their peers to drop out before graduation.

    出自-2015年12月阅读原文

    A dog's eating habit requires regular training before it is properly established.

    2019年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    A few hours before, I'd been at home in Hong gonk, with its choking smog.

    2015年高考英语全国卷1 语法填空 原文

    A month before my first marathon, one of my ankles was injured and this meant not running for two weeks, leaving me only two weeks to train.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    A month before the marathon, the author made up his mind to run.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 题设

    A warm drink of milk before bed has long been the best choice for those wanting a good night's sleep.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    According to Anderson, before 1970, Americans had little idea about environmental problems.

    2014年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读B 题设

    According to the passage, children's fear and dislike of books may result from being made to read aloud before others.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 题设

    All bookings made before 12 September will receive free travel insurance for.

    2015年高考英语福建卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Also, sometimes pre-anger does not have to do with a lasting condition, but rather a temporary state before a triggering event has occurred.

    2018年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Amazingly, Taylor had just taken a CPR course the day before.

    2017年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    An active reader looks at each part of the graph before trying to interpret the data.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    And if you want to make a change, please call me before march the 10th.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 听力 原文

    And mp3 players, smart phones, and LCD TVs entered homes in 2002, before tablets and e-readers showed up in 2007.

    2018年高考英语全国卷I 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    And the story poses an interesting question: why do some people discover new vitality and creativity to the end of their days, while others go to seed long before?

    2019年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    And, before I finish, let me just give you some advice which should make your stay more enjoyable.

    2016年高考英语四川卷 听力 原文

    As always, you should stretch at least ten minutes before each run to prevent injuries.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    As recently reported in The Auk: ornithological advances, some mother birds may teach their young to sing even before they hatch?

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Before birth, babies can tell the difference between loud sounds and voices.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Before choices are finalised, parents/careers will be asked to.

    2018年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Before he knew it, Nicholas was lost, all alone! he didn't have food, water, a phone, or other supplies.

    2015年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Before hearing from Zac, Adeline hadn't realized the medal was missing.

    2019年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Before I knew it an hour had passed and it was time to move on to lunch.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Before long, the cat began to look ragged (蓬乱).

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Before modern medicine changed the laws of nature, many children died of common childhood diseases.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    Before people retire, they usually plan to do a lot of great things, which they never had time to do while working.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文

    Before she could react, I gave her a big hug and told her she didn't need to keep it a secret from me.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 语法填空 A 原文

    Before starting their programme, students are expected to take a language test.

    2016年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读A 题设

    Before Steve finished "melancholy flower, " his wife join didn't fully realize the value of her husband's music.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 题设

    Before that there was no freedom.

    2015年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    Before the 1830s, most newspapers were sold through annual subscriptions in America, usually $8 to $10 a year.

    2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Before the school year ended, I gave the kids a special gift, t-shirts with the words "verbs are your friends" on them.

    2017年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文

    Before the tool came out, small farmers couldn't touch the price per pound offered by California farms.

    2018年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Before the training was introduced, 66% of set-freed condors died of electrocution.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Before there was the written word, there was the language of dance.

    2018年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Before we finish, can you offer any tips on becoming a better songwriter?

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 听力 原文

    Before you came over, I never realized what a beautiful place I lived in.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Betty Byrnes remembered when her mother did not have time to wash all the dishes before an inspection.

    2015年高考英语湖南卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    But before I go, I'd like to invite you out for dinner — just to thank you for all the help you gave me during my three-month research work here.

    2017年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文

    But before they can be assured, more efforts must be made, because the population of the crane in the wild is on the decline, and many other species appear headed toward extinction.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 完形填空 原文

    But he did not know about brushes before a visitor told him he needed one.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    But he is not content to simply record these voices before they disappear without record.

    2014年高考英语全国卷1 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    But there are still a few things I need to do before I go.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文

    But they will have to find the were-rabbit before gun-crazy hunter victor Quartermaine who is desperate to kill it.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Changing levels of body chemicals called hormones not only make teenagers' bodies develop adult characteristics, but also make it hard for teenagers to fall asleep before 11 pm.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(6月) 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Currently, most ingredients must be changed to a paste (糊状物)before a printer can use them, and the printing process is quite time-consuming, because ingredients interact with each other in very complex ways.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    Depending on the kind of race you plan to enter, you can set up a timetable for the remaining weeks before the race.

    2015年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    Each time you get a headache, write down the date, the time, and what you were doing and feeling before your headache started.

    2015年高考英语湖北卷 听力 原文

    Even though we can't live forever, we are living a longer life than ever before.

    2015年高考英语广东卷 完形填空 原文

    First they collected sound data from 67 nests in four sites in queensland before and after hatching.

    2017年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Fortunately, Natalie's family escaped to Brooklyn shortly before the city's bridge closed.

    2016年高考英语北京卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    Four years before, she'd had to offer her paperboy a drink to have someone to talk with.

    2017年高考英语浙江卷(11月) 阅读理解 阅读A 原文

    Frank Hurley, a confident and gifted Australian photographer who knew the antArctic, was hired to make the images, most of which have never before been published.

    2016年高考英语全国卷2 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    He had wrinkles next to his eyes when he smiled, yet his smile was still as heartwarming as before, the smile of a father who just wanted a good life for his family.

    2015年高考英语陕西卷 完形填空 原文

    Here, different types of tea are tasted by skilled tea tasters, before they're sold at each week's tea sale.

    2015年高考英语安徽卷 听力 原文

    However, just before the annual giant vegetable competitions, an enormous rabbit begins terrorising the town.

    2015年高考英语上海卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    I carefully extended a long carrot, with a keen eye on those teeth, and before long, there were times I would have the groundhog sitting next to a rabbit, both munching on carrots.

    2015年高考英语四川卷 完形填空 原文

    I encountered many hikers who were headed to a distant camp-ground with just enough time to get there before dark.

    2018年高考英语天津卷 阅读理解 阅读D 原文

    I go back years ago, when we lived in a three-room house, when we got up before daylight and worked till after dark to make ends meet.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 阅读表达 原文

    I learned that Freddy did several jobs after his graduation from high school and remained the same caring person I met forty years before.

    2017年高考英语全国卷2 完形填空 原文

    I need to talk about my new program with him before he leaves.

    2019年高考英语全国卷2 听力 原文

    I needn't have worried before I came to the new school, for my classmates here are very friendly to me.

    2015年高考英语天津卷 单项填空 原文

    I never felt an urge to learn any sign language before.

    2017年高考英语全国卷1 完形填空 原文

    I suddenly found myself out of class before noon time.

    2018年高考英语浙江卷 完形填空 原文

    If the line segment angled dawn, as between day 4 and day 5, it would mean that the bird flew fewer kilometers than the day before.

    2015年高考英语浙江卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    If you miss this chance, it may be years before you get another one.

    2015年高考英语重庆卷 单项填空 原文

    If you want time to have breakfast with your family, save some time the night before by setting out clothes, shoes, and bags.

    2017年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 七选五 原文

    In that case, eat before the flight, or an empty stomach will prevent you from sleeping.

    2015年高考英语重庆卷 完形填空 B 原文

    In the 1960s,while studying the volcanic history of Yellowstone national park,bob christiansen became puzzled about something that,oddly,had not troubled anyone before:he couldn't find the park's volcano.

    2019年高考英语江苏卷 阅读理解 阅读B 原文

    It had been possiblebut not easyto buy single copies of newspapers before 1830, but this usually meant the reader had to go down to the printer's office to purchase a copy.

    2019年高考英语全国卷3 阅读理解 阅读C 原文

    It has been really cold lately and the school should consider letting the students in to get warm before the weather gets even colder.

    2016年高考英语上海卷 听力 原文

    It has done it many times before.

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  • 英英释义

    Adverb

    • 1. 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"

    • 2. 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"

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  • 同义词辨析

    ago, before

    这两个副词均含"……以前"之意。

    • ago:指从现在起往前推算一段时间,始终置于所修饰的词之后,与一般过去时连用。
    • before:或指从过去某一时间起向前推算的若干时间的以前,通常与过去完成时连用;或泛指以前,并不具体指若干时间以前,可使用现在完成的或过去时;还可指从将来某一时间起的若干时间以前。
    before, in front of, in the front of

    这些前置词(短语)均含有"在……前"之意。

    • before: 指空间位置或时间的"在……前"。表时间时,反义词为after;指空间位置时,其反义词是behind。
    • in front of: 指在某地方之外的前面,即不在其中,多与静态动词连用,通常可与before通用。
    • in the front of: 指在某地方之内的前面,即在其中的前部分。
  • 同义词

    adv.在前;向前

    earlierpriorformerlyadvancepreviouslyin

    其他释义

    formerlyaheadadvanceearlierfirstanteriorpreviouslyinprior

  • 反义词

    prep.在...以前;先于

    afterbehind

    其他释义

    behindafter

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