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past

adjective (TIME BEFORE) 以前     /pɑːst/ US  /pæst/
[before noun] used to refer to a period of time before and until the present 過去的 The average temperature worldwide has risen by about one degree Fahrenheit in the past 100 years. 在過去的100年內,全世界的平均氣溫已上升了大約華氏一度。 I've been walking 3 miles a day for the past 30 years. 在過去的30年裡我每天都步行三英哩。 He was the fifth climber to die on these mountains over the past two days. 他是過去兩天內第五個死在這些山上的登山客。 In centuries/years past (= Many centuries/years ago) even visiting the next village was considered a long journey. 數個世紀/數年前,連到鄰村去都被視為一次長途跋涉。 In the past
[before noun] having happened or existed before now 剛過去的,以前的 I know from past experience that you can't judge someone by their appearance. 我憑以往的經驗知道不能以貌取人。 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體談及他過去的生活。 In the past
[after verb] finished 結束了的 I'm feeling much better now that the cold weather is past. 冷天過去了,我現在感覺好多了。 In the past
(Definition of past adjective (TIME BEFORE) from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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