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  *前* | 前* | *前
front / forward / ahead / first / top (followed by a number) / future / ago / before / BC (e.g. 293) / former / formerly
current / today's / modern / present / to be facing (us)
HSK 6
at the present time / currently
HSK 5
before / prior to / ago / previously / beforehand
to shift to an earlier date / to do sth ahead of time / in advance
HSK 4
before / formerly / previous / ago
HSK 3
before the end of the year / before the new year
the other day / a few days ago
forward / onward
previously / formerly / once upon a time
HSK 5
in front of / facing / (in the) presence (of)
in front of the door
before / previously
HSK 6
before one's eyes / now / at present
to move forwards
ahead / formerly / in the past
to be ahead of one's time / to surpass or outdo one's predecessors / to be ahead of the pack / to take the lead / advanced
BCE (before the Common Era) / BC (before Christ)
pretax / before taxes
prenatal / antenatal
before that / beforehand / previously
to advance bravely
prehistory
(of a deceased) during one's life / while living
premarital / prenuptial
up until now / to date
to advance / to step forward
the front (of) / (in) front / (in) sb's presence / just before (a date)
HSK 6
(of children, parents etc) at one's side / living with one
unprecedented
in advance / before the event
now / at the present
(on the) chest / bosom
before then / up until that point
to advance courageously (idiom) / to press forward
not long ago
right under one's nose / right in front of one's eyes / close at hand / imminent
stuck and not moving forward (idiom); stagnant / in a rut / at a standstill
straight ahead
heretofore
headlong
facing forwards
a magnificent and unprecedented event (idiom)
facing a powerful enemy (idiom); fig. confronting grave difficulties / Enemy at the Gates, 1991 movie by Jean-Jacques Annaud
to stand still without advancing (idiom); to hesitate and hold back
to support the front (military)
before the common era (BC)
to shrink back in fear (idiom); too cowardly to advance
psyllium (genus Plantago)
to be at a standstill / to mark time
before the beginning (of sth)
to mark time and make no advances (idiom)
(idiom) ignore your elders at your peril
to monopolize the limelight (idiom) / to get all the glory / to rank highest
morning / a.m.
hesitant to take action
Taiqian county in Puyang 濮陽|濮阳, Henan
front of the stage
to falter / to stall
before this / before then / previously
to come close / to get near to / front
hesitant and not daring to move forward (idiom)
lit. amidst the flowers under the moonlight (idiom) / fig. romantic surroundings
to hesitate to move forward / to balk / to jib
previously
in the past / formerly
BCE (before the Common Era) / BC (before Christ)


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