In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1antes(in advance) de antemano(in advance) con anticipación(in advance) con antelaciónI arrived beforehand to get everything ready — llegué antes para preparar todo
- you should have thought of that beforehand — tendrías que haberlo pensado antes
- get everything ready well beforehand — prepáralo todo con (la) suficiente antelación
- can you book the tickets beforehand? — ¿se pueden reservar entradas con anticipación / antelación?
- There was a meal prepared under the direction of the famous chef, and he addressed us beforehand.
- I was nervous beforehand, but I walked up to you and you smiled at me and that totally settled my nerves.
- But make sure you clean your teeth beforehand or have some chewing gum or a drink.
- Adam and I had a bit of time to waste beforehand, so we just walked up and down Newtown for a while.
- So, when I go by plane, I'm careful not to eat too much beforehand, to make space for a tasty meal.
- Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash or who saw the motorcycle beforehand.
- Unless you've been fully briefed beforehand, you haven't a clue what they expect of you.
- The glaze can be made beforehand and will keep for a week or more in the fridge.
- Each walk has a different leader, is well organised beforehand and lasts between an hour and an hour and half.
- But the seats had been booked up beforehand, and most of them weren't going to get in.
- Sensing it might be busy, I took the precaution of ringing beforehand to book a table.
- It was clear to me beforehand that there had been quite a few changes made.
- Because it is a large order I called the owner of the shop beforehand to find out whether or not the chicken was in stock.
- A blank version of my presentation will be going up just beforehand for people to make notes.
- You have all those dreams beforehand and then something always goes wrong.
- Finally, have your bags packed a day or two beforehand, having checked everything is in order.
- We were warned beforehand that more than half of the time would be spent on the road.
- In future, only community groups who make appointments beforehand will be allowed in.
- I don't recall people being asked beforehand if these events were wanted in the first place.
- They had been advising stores to remove affected products for several days beforehand.
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