two days before the summer holidays
She arrived before me.
You should always wash your hands before meals.
Think hard before accepting the offer.
We will come before 7 o'clock and help you with dinner. (Skills for Life (Entry 1); A1; Polish)
The hospital is just before the bridge.
Drivers've got often a problem with finding some space and there is another problem - the car park is open just until 8 pm, so the better thin[g] to do is leave a car in car park before the city centre. (First Certificate in English; B2; Czech)
I've never performed this before an audience.
The letter K comes before L in the English alphabet.
They always put the children's needs before their own.
She puts people with their needs before her own comfort, that is why she is successful. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; French)
He was a teacher before he became famous.
Before he could reach the door, she quickly closed it.
Before we make a decision, does anyone want to say anything else?
I think the notebook is in your bedroom. I was studying there before I left your home. (Key English Test; A2; Portuguese)
Put that stick down before you hurt someone!
It took a few moments before I realized that he was joking.
We'll be there before you know it.
It is a bit dark inside and especially in winter, it is dark before you know it. (Certificate in Advanced English; C1; Dutch)
He said he had never seen her before.
I feel as though I've been here before.
My father never b[ought me] any birthday presents before. (Key English Test; A2; Chinese)
I was a vegetarian long before I met Sally.
The cups belonged to my family long before I was born and the fact they are [a] part of my family tradition makes them valuable in my eyes. (Certificate of Proficiency in English; C2; Polish)