Chinese Traditional:
Chinese Simplified:
Pinyin: qian2
Zhuyin: ㄑㄧㄢˊ
English Meaning: 1. front 2. ago, before 3. ahead 4. previous, former 5. forward
German Meaning: vorne, bevor
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上司在同事前責罵他, 所以他覺得很不好意思。
上司在同事前责骂他, 所以他觉得很不好意思。
shang4 si1 zai4 tong2 shi4 qian2 ze2 ma4 ta1, suo3 yi3 ta1 jue2 de5 hen3 bu4 hao3 yi4 si5.
The boss reprimanded him in front of his colleagues so he felt very embarrassed.
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電影院前很多人排隊買票。
电影院前很多人排队买票。
dian4 ying3 yuan4 qian2 hen3 duo1 ren2 pai2 dui4 mai3 piao4.
Many people are queuing in front of the cinema to buy tickets.
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上飛機前我們還有一小時的空檔。
上飞机前我们还有一小时的空档。
shang4 fei1 ji1 qian2 wo3 men5 hai2 you3 yi4 xiao3 shi2 de5 kong4 dang3.
We still have one hour to kill before boarding the plane.
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我喜歡坐在窗前看天上的雲。
我喜欢坐在窗前看天上的云。
wo3 xi3 huan1 zuo4 zai4 chuang1 qian2 kan4 tian1 shang4 de5 yun2.
I enjoy sitting by the window and watching the clouds in the sky.
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我從三年前就沒見過阿姨了。
我从三年前就没见过阿姨了。
wo3 cong2 san1 nian2 qian2 jiu4 mei2 jian4 guo4 a1 yi2 le5.
I haven't seen my aunt since three years ago.
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烤蛋糕前應該要先預熱烤箱。
烤蛋糕前应该要先预热烤箱。
kao3 dan4 gao1 qian2 ying1 gai1 yao4 xian1 yu4 re4 kao3 xiang1.
Before baking a cake you should first preheat the oven.
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他五分鐘前離開家。
他五分钟前离开家。
ta1 wu3 fen1 zhong1 qian2 li2 kai1 jia1.
He left home five minutes ago.
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