Read and Listen To Sentences Using the Word
"Before"

Come home before six.
I have seen her before.
He reads before bedtime.
I studied before supper.
I haven't met him before.
I've met that girl before.
You must be back before ten.
I have read this book before.
I have seen that girl before.
I remember seeing her before.
You'll be crying before long.
It is ten minutes before eleven.
That's not what you said before.
Comb your hair before you go out.
She took a walk before breakfast.
We came back to camp before dark.
Eat your soup before it gets cold.
I've never been this happy before.
Raise your hand before you answer.
This is the calm before the storm.
It began to rain before I got home.
Why didn't you phone before coming?
You ought to have told me that before.
I feed my dog just before I eat dinner.
I never felt this way before I met you.
Please raise your hand before you speak.
She'd never been this frightened before.
Go say goodbye to them before they leave.
I always get nervous just before a match.
I always take a bath before going to bed.
I fell asleep before my father came home.
I need some shots before I go on my trip.
I would rather feed my dog before we eat.
I've never seen anything like this before.
Nancy had never seen a giant panda before.
She loves him now more than she did before.
You should have knocked before you came in.
She makes him do his homework before dinner.
Tom usually takes a shower before breakfast.
Tracy had never used chopsticks before then.
He saw Tom leave before the job was finished.
I have a feeling that I have been here before.
The accident happened the day before yesterday.
I forgot to turn off the TV before going to bed.
I want to get a haircut before I go on the trip.
It will be a long time before I can buy a house.
He died a few days before his hundredth birthday.
She started pursuing him before he became famous.
She used to wash her hair before going to school.
You should inspect the car well before you buy it.
My friends came to see me the day before yesterday.
She always fed her children before she fed her dog.
We have five days to go before the summer vacation.
He took a look at the newspaper before going to bed.
It was three weeks before she wrote an answer to Tom.
Jim looked right and left before he crossed the road.
He came to see me three days before he left for Africa.
I always have a look at the newspaper before breakfast.
Please remember to put out the fire before you go home.
You'd better hurry up if you want to get home before dark.
Please don't forget to put out the fire before you go home.
Tom told her that he had written that poem two years before.
I have a lot of work to finish up before the end of the week.
Since I had met him once before, I recognized him right away.
Before you go to visit him, you should make sure he's at home.
He went to the store at the last minute, just before it closed.
Before you can love others, you need to be able to love yourself.
She had never seen New York before, so I offered to show her around.
How much time did you spend doing research before you started writing?
I wish that I could have spent more time with my father before he died.
I never for a moment imagined we wouldn't get home before the storm hit.
Tom asked me how long my parents had been married before they separated.
How many times do I have to tell you not to eat candy just before dinner?
Don't forget to spend a little time looking over your notes before the exam.
Tom broke his right leg and was taken to hospital a few weeks before Christmas.
I think it's unlikely that the next version of Windows will come out before the end of this month.
Before I get out of bed, I spend a little time thinking about what I'll be doing the rest of the day.


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