Translation of beforehand in Spanish:


antes, adv.

Pronunciation /bəˈfɔrˌhænd/ /bɪˈfɔːhand/

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    (in advance) de antemano
    (in advance) con anticipación
    (in advance) con antelación
    I arrived beforehand to get everything ready llegué antes para preparar todo
    • you should have thought of that beforehand tendrías que haberlo pensado antes
    • get everything ready well beforehand prepáralo todo con (la) suficiente antelación
    • can you book the tickets beforehand? ¿se pueden reservar entradas con anticipación / antelación?
    • I don't recall people being asked beforehand if these events were wanted in the first place.
    • But the seats had been booked up beforehand, and most of them weren't going to get in.
    • Sensing it might be busy, I took the precaution of ringing beforehand to book a table.
    • The glaze can be made beforehand and will keep for a week or more in the fridge.
    • Each walk has a different leader, is well organised beforehand and lasts between an hour and an hour and half.
    • You have all those dreams beforehand and then something always goes wrong.
    • So, when I go by plane, I'm careful not to eat too much beforehand, to make space for a tasty meal.
    • Because it is a large order I called the owner of the shop beforehand to find out whether or not the chicken was in stock.
    • I was nervous beforehand, but I walked up to you and you smiled at me and that totally settled my nerves.
    • Adam and I had a bit of time to waste beforehand, so we just walked up and down Newtown for a while.
    • Finally, have your bags packed a day or two beforehand, having checked everything is in order.
    • But make sure you clean your teeth beforehand or have some chewing gum or a drink.
    • Unless you've been fully briefed beforehand, you haven't a clue what they expect of you.
    • There was a meal prepared under the direction of the famous chef, and he addressed us beforehand.
    • In future, only community groups who make appointments beforehand will be allowed in.
    • It was clear to me beforehand that there had been quite a few changes made.
    • They had been advising stores to remove affected products for several days beforehand.
    • We were warned beforehand that more than half of the time would be spent on the road.
    • A blank version of my presentation will be going up just beforehand for people to make notes.
    • Police want to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash or who saw the motorcycle beforehand.