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adjective (TIME BEFORE) 以前     /pɑːst/ US  /pæst/
[before noun] used to refer to a period of time before and until the present 过去的 The average temperature worldwide has risen by about one degree Fahrenheit in the past 100 years. 在过去的100年内,全世界的平均气温已上升了大约1华氏度。 I've been walking 3 miles a day for the past 30 years. 在过去的30年里我每天都步行3英里。 He was the fifth climber to die on these mountains over the past two days. 他是过去两天内第五个死在这些山上的登山者。 In centuries/years past (= Many centuries/years ago) even visiting the next village was considered a long journey. 数个世纪/数年前,连到邻村去都被视为一次长途跋涉。 In the past
[before noun] having happened or existed before now 刚过去的,以前的 I know from past experience that you can't judge someone by their appearance. 我凭以往的经验知道不能以貌取人。 The Prime Minister's family have been instructed not to discuss his past life with the press. 首相的家人被吩咐不要和媒体谈及他过去的生活。 In the past
[after verb] finished 结束了的 I'm feeling much better now that the cold weather is past. 冷天过去了,我现在感觉好受多了。 In the past
(Definition of past adjective (TIME BEFORE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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