Befooling Beforehand

Before

Meanings and phrases

before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. earlier in time; previously; earlier
  2. at or in the front; ahead; in front

Earnings Before Interest Taxes Depreciation and Amortization

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. income before interest and taxes and depreciation and amortization have been subtracted; an indicator of a company's profitability that is watched by investors (especially in leveraged buyouts); EBITDA

accessory before the fact

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a person who procures or advises or commands the commission of a felony but who is not present at its perpetration

before Christ

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. before the Christian era; used following dates before the supposed year Christ was born; BC; B.C.

before long

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adv.
  1. in the near future; soon; shortly; presently

come before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be the predecessor of; precede

equality before the law

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the right to equal protection of the laws

years before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Yam Tuan Radin ruled for 30 years before he died.
  • The marriage lasted two years before they divorced.
  • The charge lasted only 2 years before disbanding.

before moving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He spent ten years in Italy before moving to London.
  • before moving to study with Joseph Mariano at Eastman.
  • He lived here before moving to study in Saint Petersburg.

before returning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 50" on 18 July, before returning to Midway Island.
  • He retired in 1862 before returning to England.
  • He spent 18 months there before returning to Singapore.

days before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Three days before the official release date, M.I.A.
  • His death came 17 days before his 50th birthday.
  • He had announced his retirement just ten days before.

just before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The garden was restored just before the year 2000.
  • Von Herling leaves just before Altamont arrives.
  • The service module was discarded just before reentry.

shortly before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The branch opened shortly before 20 December 1868.
  • He held a synod of his clergy shortly before 1066.
  • ), was buried here: both died shortly before 1369.

before joining

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was an agriculturist before joining politics.
  • in 2016, before joining Persiraja Banda Aceh in 2017.
  • He spent four seasons there before joining Lokomotiv.

year before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Walmart had opened it doors there the year before.
  • He was hired a year before the show went on the air.
  • It was one year before the Japanese release.

before becoming

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She worked as a secretary before becoming an artist.
  • He joined the police service before becoming an actor.
  • He played two seasons in the CFL before becoming a coach.

months before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died in 1874 a few months before reaching age 85.
  • George W. Bush was in office eight months before 9/11.
  • It was 6 months before it resumed production.

before his death

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Moore later won additional races before his death.
  • He was married to Elizabeth Wood before his death.
  • The poem became very popular even before his death.

day before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died one day before turning 74 on May 19, 2017.
  • A foreshock of 6.7 was registered the day before.
  • A day before the race, Ilderim prepares his horses.

before losing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 14 Bucknell in the First Round before losing to No.
  • ), before losing to Tours in the quarter-finals.
  • 12 in the AP Poll before losing to on November 14, 1954.

before leaving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He played one season there before leaving football.
  • Shortly before leaving, he was awarded his D.Sc.
  • before leaving Scotland for the United States in 1923.

weeks before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Oscarsson died four weeks before his 84th birthday.
  • Mathis Sr. died a few weeks before the Tyson fight.
  • He was 64, just six weeks before his 65th birthday.

before going

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They lost all 11 games before going out of business.
  • Ichigo and the others attend before going home.
  • De Cruz was a psychologist before going into showbiz.

before the end

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The AAF folded before the end of its first season.
  • Hughes returned to California before the end of 1860.
  • He was released before the end of the contract.

before entering

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was a School teacher before entering politics.
  • Nanguzgambo and Associates before entering politics.
  • He was a Cabinet maker before entering politics.

long before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They arrived at the arena not long before tip-off.
  • Bay existed long before the coming of Spaniards.
  • They grow up to 4.5 centimeters long before pupating.

time before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It took some time before peace was re-established.
  • The national party dissolved some time before 2013.
  • Its name in English means ""the time before Lent"".

before retiring

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He spent a season with Mumbai City before retiring.
  • where he spent one season with them before retiring.
  • Hesketh worked as a salesman before retiring in 2006.

week before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Brian died a week before they were to be married.
  • Kane's father died a week before his third birthday.
  • He was teaching at Yale until the week before he died.

before reaching

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Dora before reaching Tavares, 25.8 miles in 1887.
  • Sahar Road) before reaching the airport's forecourt.
  • He died in 1874 a few months before reaching age 85.

before turning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died one day before turning 74 on May 19, 2017.
  • They reached an altitude of before turning back.
  • Argall attempted fishing before turning back.

before the start

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They switched back before the start of the season.
  • Richter retired before the start of the next season.
  • The rider is given a flag before the start of the race.

before taking

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • drop the sanga- prefix before taking the prefix.
  • The flight has to be declared before taking off.
  • Students must pay for college before taking classes.

died before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Their benefactor Haines died before Louisa's birth.
  • Lord Paisley died before his father and had no son.
  • However, Wright died before presenting the project.

before making

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He worked as an engineer before making aliyah to Israel in 1990.
  • He then moved to Aberystwyth Town before making his Port Talbot bow, .
  • The Parole Board must consider these submissions before making a decision.

even before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • even before the Tides became an Orioles affiliate.
  • The poem became very popular even before his death.
  • Some Khitans migrated into western areas even before.

night before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The night before, Chambers stayed at McNaughton's home.
  • LPL returned to Austin the night before RTX 2018 began.
  • Crișan hanged himself on the night before the execution.

hours before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fueling was completed by three hours before launch.
  • The Short Program occurred hours before the bombing.
  • Their peak activity occurs around 3–4 hours before dawn.

season before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He stayed there one season before leaving for FC Metalurh Donetsk.
  • He made six appearances for the club that season before injury struck.
  • That was down by 21% from Game 7 in —the last season before the lockout.

month before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The action is transferred to the month before.
  • They take place a few times per month before Christmas.
  • He died one month before the episode aired.

minutes before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Kelly set off three minutes before the backmarkers.
  • Jönsson played 90 minutes before being substituted.
  • It was three minutes before nine o'clock in the evening.

before signing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • before signing for HFC six months later.
  • Tonge was on trial at Chester, before signing for them permanently.
  • He played four seasons with San Antonio before signing with Memphis.

before finally

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Bundy scuffled with Lee before finally being subdued.
  • He touches her arm before finally departing.
  • He was 25 before finally becoming a Surrey first team regular in 1982.

before the war

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He had known Ottoline Morrell from before the war.
  • Her husband died in 1968 before the war of 1971.
  • The NCC's last meeting before the war had been in 1937.

not before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tennyson escapes, though not before killing King Ferris.
  • Another source reports the foundation not before 1946/1947.
  • Ronnie reluctantly goes, but not before handing Anna a machete.

before the first

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The legs have wide dark bands before the first bend.
  • Goodhue died before the first stone was laid.
  • Thousands starved before the first harvest.

before transferring

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pasveer formerly played for FC Twente before transferring to Heracles Almelo in 2006.
  • He briefly attended Chaminade High School before transferring to Hewlett High School.
  • She attended Northwestern University for two years before transferring to Barnard College.

times before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A copepod can dart about 80 times before it tires out.
  • It was played 119 times before Missouri left the Big 12.
  • The VHF band plan was modified several times before 1948.

games before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They lost all 11 games before going out of business.
  • He played three games before getting dropped.
  • He played two league games before he returned to Barnsley.

before heading

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It curves to the southeast before heading east-southeast.
  • They could be seen making their beds before heading over to a PC.
  • The route curves north before heading northeast and entering White Oak.

before falling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The glossy green leaves turn red in autumn before falling.
  • It remained there only four years before falling in ruins.
  • The team then started the season 16–0 before falling to No.

before settling

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She moved once more to Macau before settling in Guilin.
  • They lived there until 1833 before settling at Cloyne, Co. Cork.
  • He studied in Copenhagen until 1798, before settling in Dresden.

few days before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The insurance of the rink had expired a few days before.
  • The draw was held few days before the event.
  • Lightfoot died in Malvern a few days before her 77th birthday.

before coming

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • (Ladislaus would die before coming of age).
  • However, the idea of a bargain died before coming to a vote.
  • The boat then cartwheeled across the water before coming to rest.

before crossing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The storm continued to the north before crossing Sakhalin.
  • The road passes First Lake before crossing Route 4 near St. Croix.
  • Non-radio aircraft were advised to call at Lympne before crossing.

before being released

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He spent one season at Barrow before being released.
  • He served only four years before being released.
  • He made 7 starts for Double-A Wichita before being released on May 13.

before her death

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She had probably ordered that tomb before her death.
  • They had two children before her death in 1891.
  • Lim also sexually assaulted the girl before her death.

place before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lizzie Deignan took second place before Niewiadoma.
  • This takes place before Doppler CFAR detection processing.
  • This test takes place before installation of the equipment.

before starting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • WARDs would have two weeks of training before starting.
  • He was a tutor and principal before starting the school.
  • He worked as a publicist before starting his writing career.

well before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This happens well before a drop in oxygen saturation.
  • Plans to join the euro were in place well before 2011.
  • The parish was in the hundred of Loes well before 1086.

before ending

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It passed through the town of Viborg before ending in Aarhus.
  • Orange Grove crosses Sierra Madre Boulevard just before ending.
  • It crosses the Nackawic River before ending at Route 605 in Pinder.

before winning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Söderling went up 5–0, before winning it 7–1.
  • Just before winning the second Cup, McMullen sold the team to YankeeNets.
  • He won his first title in before winning eight consecutive titles from to .

seasons before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Capitals lasted two seasons before folding in 1986.
  • The EISL lasted two seasons before folding.
  • The team went on hiatus for two seasons before returning in 2017.

before playing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Four African teams withdrew before playing any match.
  • Four teams though withdrew before playing any matches.
  • He left football, however, before playing a game for the team.

before the final

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In total there were 8 groups before the final group took place.
  • He is saved immediately before the final destruction of the city.
  • The group went through member changes before the final line-up was released.

appeared before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lawson appeared before the HUAC on October 29, 1947.
  • It then appeared before Ayutthaya itself.
  • In 2011, Diaz appeared before a 3-member disciplinary panel.

before he died

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Yam Tuan Radin ruled for 30 years before he died.
  • He got to listen to the whole album before he died.
  • They were married for 57 years before he died in 2007.

team before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Collins was fired from team before the 2019 playoffs.
  • Shyatt read the letter to his team before their first game.
  • He made 15 appearances for the B team before his loan expired.

brought before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Tuyere order that Svengaard be brought before them.
  • (Papp was also brought before the committee.)
  • He says that the matter should be brought before Athena.

before the election

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He later withdrew from the race before the election.
  • He joined TRS party before the election in 2014.
  • Days before the election new party PSI endorse this pair.

never before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The government had never before attempted a comprehensive overview.
  • Because of the war effort, women entered the workforce as never before.
  • Hence, the future is now and "Technosophie" is needed today as never before.

right before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The screenplay was completed right before crank-in".
  • "Zakouma elephants are getting massacred right before our eyes.
  • It was a community in its own right before the municipal mergers in 1977.

before attending

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • degree, before attending the Army's Officers Candidate School.
  • She worked for several years before attending Brockwood Labor College.
  • He worked as a lumberjack on the family farm in Sweden before attending UCLA.

before continuing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He also promised not to harm her, before continuing the drive.
  • Thurneman dropped the two others off in Sala before continuing to Stockholm.
  • However, these have to stay in Darmstadt for about 20 minutes before continuing.

before eventually

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The Corbetts moved frequently before eventually settling in Troy, New York.
  • He joined the Marine Corps at age 18 before eventually moving into finance.
  • Again with Somerset in 2008, he started 8 games before eventually becoming the closer.

before finishing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Weinbaum died of lung cancer before finishing the second.
  • She realizes that it is Dr. Stephens, but not before finishing him off.
  • Anna ran very fast, and ploughed her head through the net before finishing.

few months before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died in 1874 a few months before reaching age 85.
  • It was renamed as 'Strathaven' a few months before closure.
  • A few months before the concert, the conductor died suddenly.

before the release

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • She died closely before the release of the camp.
  • 1" and "Outlaw Nation" before the release of this album.
  • The band moved to Auckland before the release of the song.

before beginning

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Gale often had to walk backwards before beginning rehearsals.
  • He worked as a farm labourer before beginning a career in horse racing.
  • Park attended UCLA for one year before beginning her singing career in 1998.

before the game

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A website was made available before the game's release.
  • The team developed the setting before the game mechanics.
  • He had turned 19 five days before the game.

before getting

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He played three games before getting dropped.
  • They were together for eleven years before getting married.
  • Natalia Oreiro took part in the film before getting pregnant.

before being appointed

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He then rose through the company before being appointed finance director.
  • The latter title he was holding before being appointed to become a treasurer.
  • He served as a municipal judge before being appointed to the Supreme Court of Puerto Rico.

before passing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It then picks up SR 13 before passing west of Milan.
  • just before passing out in the doorway.
  • It crosses over the Mactaquac Basin before passing Tripp Settlement.

testified before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He testified before the United States Supreme Court.
  • Colleagues at DPW testified before CNMI Senate.
  • Bracy has frequently testified before Congress.

immediately before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It also usually meets immediately before and after any COPs.
  • The highway turns due east, immediately before reaching NC 124.
  • He is saved immediately before the final destruction of the city.

before and during

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Also, before and during weddings some traditions are kept.
  • Washington played a central role before and during the American Revolution.
  • Hung was raised in Taiwan under Japanese rule before and during World War II.

period before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The FAA gave a 15-day grace period before enforcing the AD.
  • However, it disbanded for a period before reforming in 1971.
  • Published in 1924, the novel is set in the period before World War I.

before the season

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hannu Manninen retired before the season began.
  • He was traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates before the season.
  • He was released shortly before the season.

before switching

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • 93.3FM before switching to television and acting.
  • Sage studied drama and ballet before switching to music.
  • before switching to rugby union in 1895.

several years before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He suffered a stroke several years before his death in 2007.
  • An unaired pilot had previously been recorded several years before.
  • She worked for several years before attending Brockwood Labor College.

before dropping

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Hill attended Boston University before dropping out to become an actress.
  • It stayed in the top 20 for four more weeks before dropping off the chart.
  • Wilson attended Smith College before dropping out and marrying David Wilson.

done before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This must be done before the incoming player shoots.
  • This can be done before the child is even one year old.
  • It's even more urban than anything else i've done before".

before graduating

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Cloudman ran track at Bowdoin before graduating in 1901.
  • He married and had a child before graduating high school.
  • He also played baseball at Yale, before graduating in 1995.

before dying

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Tina tells Dom how much she loves him before dying.
  • She produced one foal before dying in November 1941.
  • He wrote on orchids before dying in his 20s.

before the outbreak

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Soon before the outbreak of World War I, Duffield returned to England.
  • In the last 18 to 24 months before the outbreak of the war, this changed.
  • He made 66 league appearances for Bristol City before the outbreak of World War II.

before the arrival

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They ruled since before the arrival of the Andals.
  • Abancay was already a populated area before the arrival of the Incas.
  • Most of these changes happened before the arrival of printing in England.

sometime before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The plaque was stolen sometime before June 28, 2006.
  • Married James Percy Price sometime before 1963.
  • Rutledge dates Regulus' death as "sometime before 106."

before departing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In total, Nkhatha made 69 league appearances before departing in 2015.
  • He appeared in seven games for the club before departing in late April.
  • He and the driver cover it up and before departing say, "Tyger, Tyger."

built before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is believed to have been built before 1912.
  • The Black Stump School was built before 1871.
  • Most of the lines around Adelaide were built before 1900.

before deciding

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He studied law before deciding instead to become a journalist.
  • He attended school in Córdoba before deciding to become a veterinarian.
  • Jack knew the band and was fan of theirs already before deciding to join them.

few years before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • A few years before his death he visited California.
  • A few years before his death, he resigned from the CPGB.
  • Susie Lankford taught for a few years before she married.

before receiving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He died before receiving the red hat or a titular church.
  • She had been recruited shortly before receiving her doctorate.
  • with teacher Ucha Japaridze, before receiving his diploma in 1953.

before arriving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The stream flows to the north and then east over before arriving at Lajjun.
  • She operated as part of 8 wolfpacks before arriving at Brest on 26 January 1944.
  • She stopped at Masulipatam on 26 September before arriving at Bengal on 16 October.

before serving

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The mixture is blended and heated before serving.
  • The frozen pizza puffs are deep-fried before serving.
  • The chickpeas are steamed and shelled before serving.

appear before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was now to appear before the public in a new phase.
  • They were bailed to appear before magistrates the next day.

released before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • He was released before the end of the contract.
  • A lyric video was released before the official video.
  • In 1945, Ying was released before the surrender of Japan.

round before

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Team Fancy reached the second round before falling to Boeheim's Army.
  • In 2004, he beat Lionel Sams in the first round before losing to Wayne Mardle.
  • They defeated Wofford in the second round before losing in the quarterfinals to No.
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