before the electricity went out, the radio announced that there would be a three meters high tsunami.
When she was rescued she weighed only 97 pounds, down from 135 pounds before.
Burger King executives have heard it all before, and understand that fries can be a barrier.
But this was 2003, the beginning of Generation Me, and just a year before Facebook launched.
before the magnitude-7.0 earthquake devastated Haiti, killing 220,000 people, the country was the poorest in the Americas.
His thoughts now leaped to the end as blindly as they had shrunk from it before.
Not to go back, is somewhat to advance, And men must walk at least before they dance.
Not life then without the food, or before the food, but by the food.
For three days before the election Henderson scarcely slept.
I don't want to lose my job, not yet, before I've seen half the Fair.'
Old English beforan "before, in front of, in the presence of, in former times," from Proto-Germanic *bi- "by" + *forana "from the front," adverbial derivative of *fora (see for). Cf. Old Frisian bifara, Old Saxon biforan, Old High German bifora, German bevor. Contrasting before and after in illustrations is from Hogarth (1768). Before the mast in old sailing ships denoting "common sailor," is from the place of their berths, in front of the fore-mast.