This is the precursor to The Black Swan and is, I think, a stronger book.
In a reassuring twist, Forbes, that Tea Party precursor, called on the government to regulate production, and quick!
Fooled by Randomness by Nassim Nicholas Taleb “This is the precursor to The Black Swan and is, I think, a stronger book.”
What could audiences possibly gain from watching Hollywood personnel go through the motions of adhering to an Asian precursor?
It is an enormous and pressing problem, as state-sponsored incitement to genocide is almost always the precursor to genocide.
A beam fell from the roof to the floor, precursor of the rest.
Jaime looked upon him as a precursor who cleared away his doubts.
A lively caricature, the precursor of Dickens' "American Notes."
A formidable Moorish weapon, the precursor of the boarding-pike.
It was the precursor of free trade—the stepping-stone to commercial liberty in these regions.
precursor pre·cur·sor (prĭ-kûr'sər, prē'kûr'sər)
One that precedes and indicates something to come.
One that precedes another; a forerunner or predecessor.
A biochemical substance, such as an intermediate compound in a chain of enzymatic reactions, that gives rise to a more stable or definitive product.