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  • adv.(与动词简单过去时连用)以前
  • Web之前;安大略美术馆(Art Gallery of Ontario);以前的
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(与动词简单过去时连用)以前used in expressions of time with the simple past tense to show how far in the past sth happened
two weeks/months/years ago
两周╱两月╱两年以前
The letter came a few days ago.
这封信是几天前寄来的。
She was here just a minute ago.
刚才她还在这儿。
a short/long time ago
不久╱很久以前
How long ago did you buy it?
这东西你是多久以前买的?
It was on TV not (so) long ago.
电视不(很)久以前播出了这个节目。
He stopped working some time ago(= quite a long time ago) .
好久以前他就不工作了。
They're getting married? It's not that long ago(= it's only a short time ago) that they met!
他们要结婚啦?他们刚认识不久嘛!

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