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Before.‘he died the day afore yesterday’
- ‘A human being's evident fear is that he should die afore his time.’
- ‘It's all been done before by Nature or those who came afore.’
- ‘The stream is murky and my eyes are not so keen as they were ages afore.’
- ‘Rebecca, did the dinosaurs come afore man, or at the same time?’
- ‘Shouldn't be long afore we find out who she is.’
Old English onforan (see a-, fore).
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