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在此之前
Simplified 在此之前
Traditional 在此之前
Pin Yin
zai4 ci3 zhi1 qian2
English
  • before that
  • beforehand
  • previously
Examples:
1. 已经预订一间九月份起使用的房间。在此之前,会议在我家举行。
A room has been booked from September onwards. In the interim meetings will be held at my house.
2. 在此之前,他自己经营一家制作公司。
Before that, he had run his own production company.
3. 如果在此之前没有人买走的话。
If someone doesn't buy it before then,
4. 母亲和女儿最后建立了亲密的关系。在此之前,她们互相争夺他的宠爱,她们从未建立过亲密的关系。
Mother and daughter finally achieved a closeness they competed for his attention.
5. 该程序为这种情况提供了两种视觉提示,如果用户选择列表中的第5项,那么该项及在此之前的4项都被选中了。
The program offers two visual cues to this fact. If the user selects the fifth item in the list, that item and all four items before it in the list are selected.
6. 在此之前,一些小救生船从岛上救出了大约四十人。
The small boat rescues had retrived nearly forty people from the key before.
7. 他们在此之前得到过报告说我贩卖毒品。
They'd been notified I'd been peddling drugs.
8. 在此之前,他还是不敢把这个人解雇的。
Until this point he had not dare to fire the guy.
9. 在此之前,总是派一名军官到白宫处理财务。
Up to that point, an Army officer had always been detailed to the White House to handle the White House budget.
10. 在此之前还只是一种假设的东西,变成了一种信条。
What until then had been a hypothesis, became an article of faith.