Bedeutung von “before” — Learner’s Dictionary


conjunction us uk /bɪˈfɔːr/
Extra Examples
I want to see my lawyer before I say anything.She'd rung off before I could say goodbye.I always do a few stretches before I go jogging.We'll wait till Jane gets here before we start eating.Could you wake me up before you go?

A2 earlier than the time when something happens:

He was a teacher before he became famous.
It was dark before we found him.
Before I could warn him, he had fallen.

B1 in order to avoid something bad happening:

Put that stick down before you hurt someone.

B1 until:

It took a few moments before I realized that he was lying.

(Definition von “before conjunction” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)