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"Earlier" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 dǎ zǎo earlier / long ago / as soon as possible
 tí qián to shift to an earlier date / to do sth ahead of time / in advance
 zǎo jiù already at an earlier time
 zǎo zhī dao If I had known earlier...
 tí zǎo ahead of schedule / sooner than planned / to bring forward (to an earlier time)
 zǎo xiē a bit earlier
 zǎo zhī foresight / foreknowledge / if one had known earlier,...
 jì wǎng kāi lái to follow the past and herald the future (idiom) / part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
 cóng from / through / via / to follow / to obey / to engage in (an activity) / never (in negative sentence) / (Taiwan pr. [zong4]) retainer / assistant / accomplice / related by common paternal grandfather or earlier ancestor
 chéng qián qǐ hòu to follow the past and herald the future (idiom) / part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
 bǔ guò to make up for an earlier mistake / to make amends
 xiāng jiàn hèn wǎn to regret not having met earlier (idiom) / It is nice to meet you finally. / It feels like we have known each other all along.
 chéng shàng qǐ xià to follow the past and herald the future (idiom) / part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
 shī zhī dōng yú , shōu zhī sāng yú to lose at sunrise but gain at sunset (idiom) / to compensate later for one's earlier loss / what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts
 shāo zǎo shí a little earlier
 bù zǎo yú no earlier than
 zuì zǎo yú no earlier than

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