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English Reference for mae (まえ)

  1. adverbial noun noun (temporal) suffix ago, before (some event), previously, (minutes) to (the hour)
  2. in front (of), before (e.g. the house)
  3. head (of a line), front (e.g. of a bus), fore part
  4. in the presence of
  5. helping, portion
  6. privates, private parts
Example sentences
It was three days ago
Don't drink beer before going to bed
I should have studied harder before the term exams
What you have said reminds me of a strange experience I had a few years ago
There used to be a police station in front of this bus stop
I need your approval before I leave work early
Finish it before you go to bed
I get really bad performance anxiety before I give a speech
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