before

preposition bipo, pinis, bipotaim

  • before Monday bipo long Mande
  • the day before yesterday asde bipo, hap asde
  • two weeks before bipo long tupela wik
  • I had seen the book before.
    Mi lukim dispela buk pinis.
  • You did this same thing before.
    Bipotaim yu mekim olsem.
  • Before the men of the village used to fight.
    Bipo ol man bilong ples i save pait.

conjunction bipo long

  • Before leaving, I locked the windows.
    Bipo long taim mi go, mi lokim ol windo.
  • Before he came, I saw him.
    Bipo long taim em i kam, mi lukim em.

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