以前 yǐqián

Do you know how to translate the chinese word 以前?

The pronunciation in pinyin is written yǐqián or yi3qian2.

Here the english translation of that chinese word and audio file (mp3).

English Translation

  1. before
      yǐqián
3 .tone
2 .tone
qián
Example sentences in Chinese
       应该每天复习以前学的生词。
You should review every day the words you have learned before.
       一个学期以前他搬出了宿舍。
A semester (school term) ago, he moved out of the students residence.
       你以前学的汉语是基础汉语,现在学的是中级汉语。
The Chinese you learned before was Chinese for Beginners, now you are learning intermediate level Chinese.
       考试以前我很紧张。
Before exams I am very nervous.
       以前别人说汉语很难,我不相信,现在我觉得确实很难。
Before some people told me taht speaking Chinese is very difficult but I didn't believe it, now I indeed feel that it's very diffcult.
       在使用以前请先看一下使用说明。
Before you use it, please read the instruction manual.
       上课以前应该先预习课文。
Before participating in class, one should first prepare for class. (reading texts etc.)
       以前的中国人认为地球是方的,而不是圆的。
In the past, the chinese thought that the earth is a square and not round.
       期末考试以前会有两次测验。
       在没弄清楚事情全部以前,不要太早下结论。

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