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单词释义
adv.(与动词简单过去时连用)以前
其他怎么记纠错 +补充
谐音记忆恶狗 → 以前是个恶狗,我被咬的遍体鳞伤
对比记忆 / 类比记忆 / 形近词记忆
ago / ego / dago / Lego / logo / sago
ago ad.(常和一般过去时的动词连用)以前,…前
ego …………
辨析记忆
ago / before
这两个副词均含“……以前”之意。
ago → 指从现在起往前推算一段时间,始终置于所修饰的词之后,与一般过去时连用。
before → 或指从过去某一时间起向前推算的若干时间的以前,通常与过去完成时连用;或泛指以前,并不具体指若干时间以前,可使用现在完成的或过去时;还可指从将来某一时间起的若干时间以前。
单词例句
That was a year ago.
那是一年之前。
I went there 3 years ago.
三年前我去过。
考试真题例句(机器翻译仅供参考)

四级The Maker Movement is rediscovering learning by doing, which is Dewey's phrase from 100 years ago.

创客运动正在重新发现在做中学,这是杜威100年前的一句话。

考研Now the nation's top patent court appears completely ready to scale back on business-method patents, which have been controversial ever since they were first authorized 10 years ago.

现在,国家最高专利法院似乎完全准备缩减商业方法专利,自10年前首次授权以来,商业方法专利一直备受争议。

考研Thirty years ago, it would have been inconceivable to have imagined a ban on smoking in the workplace or in pubs, and yet that is what we have now.

三十年前,想象在工作场所或酒吧里禁止吸烟是不可想象的,然而这就是我们现在所拥有的。

六级However, the last such increase in temperature took place two years ago.

然而,最近一次这样的温度升高发生在两年前。

高考I go back years ago, when we lived in a three-room house, when we got up before daylight and worked till after dark to make ends meet.

我回到几年前,那时我们住在一间三居室的房子里,我们在天亮之前起床,一直工作到天黑,以维持收支平衡。

高考It is a truly delightful place, which looks the same as it must have done 100 years ago with its winding streets and pretty cottages.

这真是一个令人愉快的地方,它看起来和100年前肯定是一样的,有蜿蜒的街道和漂亮的村舍。

四级More than 1,000 years ago, they made three important geographical discoveries.

1000多年前,他们取得了三项重要的地理发现。

高考On one of her trips to New York several years ago, Eudora Welty decided to take a couple of New York friends out to dinner.

在几年前的一次纽约之旅中,尤多拉·韦尔蒂决定带几个纽约朋友出去吃饭。

四级But the word "gamification" and the widespread, conscious application of the concept only began in earnest about five years ago, Werbach says.

但是Werbach说,“游戏化”这个词和这个概念的广泛、有意识的应用直到大约五年前才真正开始。

四级Police frequent the area day and night, as two months ago, a young man was shot just down the street.

两个月前,一名年轻男子在街上被枪杀,警察日夜不停地在该地区巡逻。

考研When our ancestors were hunters and gatherers 10, 000 years ago, they didn't have time to wonder much about anything besides finding food.

一万年前,当我们的祖先是猎人和采集者时,除了寻找食物,他们没有时间对任何事情感到好奇。

考研A few decades ago, many people didn't drink water outside of a meal.

几十年前,许多人在饭后不喝水。

考研A century ago, the immigrants from across the Atlantic included settlers and sojourners.

一个世纪前,来自大西洋彼岸的移民包括定居者和旅居者。

考研When this practice first started decades ago, it was usually limited to freshmen, to give them a second chance to take a class in their first year if they struggled in their transition to college-level courses.

几十年前,这种做法刚开始时,通常仅限于新生,如果他们在向大学课程过渡过程中遇到困难,他们可以在第一年获得第二次上课机会。

六级Writer friends of mine pay good money to get the Freedom software that enables them to disable the very Internet connections that seemed so emancipating not long ago.

我的作家朋友们花了很多钱买了自由软件,使他们能够禁用不久前看起来如此解放的互联网连接。

高考He bought a smartphone a couple of months ago and he took it on our recent ski vacation to Colorado.

几个月前,他买了一部智能手机,在我们最近去科罗拉多州滑雪度假的时候带着它。

考研Involuntary part-time employment is still far higher than before the recession, but it is down by 640,000from its year ago level.

非自愿兼职人数仍远高于衰退前,但比去年同期减少了64万人。

四级While the public sees greater workplace equality between men and women now than it did 20-30 years ago, most believe more change is needed.

虽然公众认为,与20-30年前相比,现在的男女在工作场所更加平等,但大多数人认为需要进行更多的改革。

高考Thus humans who lived a million years ago, despite their big brains and sharp stone tools, lived in constant fear of meat-eating animals.

因此,生活在一百万年前的人类,尽管他们有着巨大的大脑和锋利的石器,却一直生活在对肉食动物的恐惧之中。

四级When Ted Komada started teaching 14 years ago at killip elementary, he didn't know how to manage a classroom and was struggling to connect with students.

14年前,当Ted Komada开始在killip小学教书时,他不知道如何管理教室,并努力与学生沟通。

四级The federal Head Start program, launched 50 years ago, has served more than 30 million children.

50年前启动的联邦领先计划已经为3000多万儿童提供了服务。

四级"In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago," Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, life Reimagined.

“事实上,除了几十年前进行的几项小型试点研究外,几乎没有确凿的证据证明中年危机,”芭芭拉·哈格蒂在她的新书《生活重新想象》中写道。

四级The amount of nicotine that's delivered in every cigarette is 10 percent higher than it was six years ago, which means that it's easier to get hooked and harder to quit.

与六年前相比,每支香烟中的尼古丁含量增加了10%,这意味着更容易上瘾,也更难戒烟。

考研Now the nation's top patent court appears completely ready to scale back on business-method patents, which have been controversial ever since they were first authorized I0 years ago.

现在,国家最高专利法院似乎完全准备缩减商业方法专利,自10年前首次授权以来,商业方法专利一直备受争议。

四级About 15 years ago, I was invited to join a knitting group.

大约15年前,我被邀请加入一个针织团体。

高考It was made around 40 years ago.

它是大约40年前制造的。

高考The model T Ford was built at the piquette plant in Michigan a century ago, with the first rolling off the assembly line on september 27, 1908.

福特T型车于一个世纪前在密歇根州的皮奎特工厂制造,第一辆车于1908年9月27日下线。

六级What we see today is the product of evolutionary events resulting from the dispersal of a few human populations out of Africa around 60, 000 to 70, 000 years ago.

我们今天看到的是大约6万到7万年前少数人类从非洲散居所导致的进化事件的产物。

高考Ordered over a week ago, the books are expected to arrive any time now.

这些书是一周前订购的,预计现在随时可以到。

高考A tool developed just a couple of years ago by a young farmer, Jonathan Dysinger, in Tennessee, with a small loan from a local slow money group.

几年前,田纳西州的一位年轻农民乔纳森·迪辛格(Jonathan Dysinger)利用当地一家慢钱组织的小额贷款开发了一种工具。

四级In fact, they’ve been in use for centuries.25 centuries ago, kites were well-known in China.

事实上,风筝已经使用了几个世纪。25个世纪前,风筝在中国很有名。

四级In fact, there is almost no hard evidence for midlife crisis other than a few small pilot studies conducted decades ago, Barbara Hagerty writes in her new book, Life Reimagined.

事实上,除了几十年前进行的几项小型试点研究外,几乎没有确凿的证据证明中年危机,芭芭拉·哈格蒂在她的新书《重新想象生活》中写道。

高考Boy, news travels fast around here! I only got the orders a couple of hours ago.

天哪,这里的消息传得真快!我几个小时前才收到订单。

考研Ellen Marram quit as chief of Tropicana a decade ago, saying she wanted to be a CEO.

埃伦·马拉姆十年前辞去了Tropicana首席执行官的职务,说她想成为一名首席执行官。

高考I have not tried reading my newspaper out loud on a train, but, several years ago, I read some chapters from Harry porter to my bored and noisy children.

我没有试过在火车上大声读报纸,但是,几年前,我读了一些章节,从哈利·波特到我那些无聊而吵闹的孩子们。

四级Should a woman who possessed a small amount of drugs years ago be permanently unable to be licensed as a nurse?

多年前拥有少量药物的女性是否应该永久无法获得护士执照?

四级The secret to eating less and being happy about it may have been cracked years ago—by McDonald's.

少吃多开心的秘诀可能早在几年前就被麦当劳破解了。

四级Years ago, the government made money by selling public lands, but most of the best public lands have now been sold.

几年前,政府通过出售公共土地赚钱,但现在大部分最好的公共土地都被出售了。

四级A message in a bottle sent out to sea by a New Hampshire man more than five decades ago was found 1500 miles away and has been returned to his daughter.

五十多年前,一位新罕布什尔州男子在1500英里外的一个瓶子里寄出了一条信息,并将其归还给了他的女儿。

高考The same surveys also indicate that the rate of parental involvement is greater today than it was a generation ago.

同样的调查也表明,如今父母的参与率比上一代人更高。

高考Two years ago, while cathy was watching the Olympics, a dream came into her sweet little head—to be a swimmer.

两年前,当凯西在观看奥运会时,一个梦想进入了她可爱的小脑袋,成为一名游泳运动员。

考研Two years ago, Rupert Murdoch's daughter, Elisabeth, spoke of the "unsettling dearth of integrity across so many of our institutions".

两年前,鲁珀特·默多克(Rupert Murdoch)的女儿伊丽莎白(Elisabeth)谈到“我们这么多机构中诚信缺失令人不安”。

六级He was kidnapped eight months ago.

他八个月前被绑架了。

考研A couple of Christmases ago, my youngest stepdaughter, who was 9 years old at the time, got a Superman T-shirt for Christmas.

几年前的圣诞节,我最小的继女,当时9岁,在圣诞节得到了一件超人T恤。

考研Two years ago, Rupert Murdoch’s daughter ,Elisabeth ,spoke of the “unsettling dearth of integrity across so many of our institutions” Integrity had collapsed, she argued, because of a collective acceptance that the only “sorting mechanism ”in society should be profit and the market.

两年前,鲁珀特·默多克(Rupert Murdoch)的女儿伊丽莎白(Elisabeth)谈到“我们这么多机构中令人不安的诚信缺失”,她认为,诚信已经崩溃,因为人们普遍认为社会上唯一的“分类机制”应该是利润和市场。

考研Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely -- though by no means uniformly-glowingly positive.

直到几十年前,我们对未来的憧憬在很大程度上都是积极的,尽管并不是一成不变的。

六级One hundred years ago, "Colored" was the typical way of referring to Americans of African descent .

一百年前,“有色人种”是指非裔美国人的典型方式。

六级There was a time not long ago when new science Ph.

不久前,新科学博士。

考研The power and ambition of the giants of the digital economy is astonishing - Amazon has just announced the purchase of the upmarket grocery chain Whole Foods for $13.5 billion, but two years ago Facebook paid even more than that to acquire the WhatsApp me

数字经济巨头们的力量和雄心是惊人的——亚马逊刚刚宣布以135亿美元收购高档食品连锁店Whole Foods,但两年前Facebook支付了更高的价格收购WhatsApp me

四级What Barth wrote decades ago is even truer today.

巴思几十年前写的东西在今天更加真实。

四级Barley was an unexpected find: the crop was domesticated in Western Eurasia and didn't become a staple food in central China until about 2,000 years ago, according to the researchers.

大麦是一个意外的发现:据研究人员称,大麦是在欧亚大陆西部驯化的,直到2000年前才成为中国中部的主食。

六级How much is today's spirit of harmony a change from our more turbulent past? A mere generation ago, parentchild relations were described as the generation gap.

今天的和谐精神在多大程度上改变了我们更加动荡的过去?仅仅在一代人以前,亲子关系就被描述为代沟。

考研The question would have sounded strange not long ago.

不久前,这个问题听起来会很奇怪。

高考Not so long ago, most people didn't know who Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce was going to become.

不久前,大多数人还不知道雪莉·安·弗雷泽·普赖斯会成为什么样的人。

四级Supermarkets offer more variety than ever, and there are over four times as many farmers' markets in the U.S. as there were 20 years ago.

超级市场的种类比以往任何时候都多,美国农贸市场的数量是20年前的四倍多。

高考Long-ago builders could have attached wooden poles to the stones and rolled them across the sand, the scientists say.

科学家们说,很久以前,建筑工人就可以把木杆系在石头上,然后在沙子上滚动。

四级A new study finds that McDonald's posted its slowest drive-through times since this survey was first conducted 15 years ago.

一项新的研究发现,麦当劳发布了自15年前首次进行此项调查以来最慢的乘车时间。

高考Some 2, 500 years ago Greece discovered freedom.

大约2500年前,希腊发现了自由。

考研Not long ago, with the country entering a recession and Japan at its pre-bubble peak.

不久前,随着日本经济进入衰退,日本正处于泡沫前的顶峰。

四级Peering into the future G) The sharing economy is a little like online shopping, which started in America 15 years ago

展望未来G)共享经济有点像15年前在美国开始的网上购物

六级Twenty years ago, the Urban Land Institute defined the two types of cities that dominated the US landscape: smaller cities that operated around standard 9-5 business hours and large metropolitan areas that ran all 24 hours of the day.

20年前,城市土地研究所(Urban Land Institute)定义了主导美国景观的两类城市:大约9-5个工作小时的小城市和全天24小时运行的大城市。

高考Years ago, I was asked to write 102 essays on the great ideas of some famous authors.

几年前,我被要求就一些著名作家的伟大思想写102篇文章。

四级But in his short lifetime, which ended exactly 184 years ago today, he would forever revolutionize French gourmet food (美食), write best-selling cook books and think up magical dishes for royals and other important people.

但在他184年前结束的短暂一生中,他将永远改变法国美食(美食), 为皇室成员和其他重要人物撰写畅销烹饪书籍,并想出神奇的菜肴。

四级He owned a small retail business in Michigan years ago.

几年前,他在密歇根州拥有一家小型零售企业。

高考I last saw him a few months ago.

我上次见到他是几个月前。

高考A year ago, when I was awaiting to hear the results of my college applications, I often went to websites for some type of insider look on what college would be like.

一年前,当我在等待我的大学申请结果时,我经常去一些网站了解大学会是什么样子。

六级Barrett wanted to find out if the absence of physical currency does indeed cause a person to spend more, so she decided to conduct an experiment a few months ago.

巴雷特想知道缺乏实物货币是否真的会导致一个人花费更多,因此她决定在几个月前进行一项实验。

高考If anyone had told me three years ago that I would be spending most of my weekends camping.

如果三年前有人告诉我,我周末大部分时间都会去露营。

六级We can make a very good estimate from the fossil record that humans probably evolved naked skin around a million and a half years ago and meanwhile they mostly lost their coat of fur.

我们可以从化石记录中做出一个很好的估计,人类大概在一百五十万年前进化出了裸露的皮肤,而与此同时,他们大部分都失去了皮毛。

四级The properly-named startup "Morning-After Maids", was launched about a month ago in Auckland by roommates Rebecca Foley and Catherine Arthurs.

一个月前,由室友丽贝卡·福利(Rebecca Foley)和凯瑟琳·阿瑟斯(Catherine Arthurs)在奥克兰创办了一家名为“早安女佣”的初创公司。

六级When I re-entered the full-time workforce a few years ago after a decade of solitary self-employment, there was one thing I was looking forward to the most: the opportunity to have work friends once again.

几年前,在经历了十年的单独自营职业后,当我重新进入全职工作岗位时,有一件事是我最期待的:有机会再次结交工作上的朋友。

高考A son of immigrants, Chris stared learning English a little over three years ago.

克里斯是移民的儿子,三年多前开始学习英语。

高考Up to two children under ago five may travel free with a paying customer.

最多两名五岁以下儿童可以与付费客户免费旅行。

六级Writing was only invented 5,500 years ago

写作是5500年前才发明的

高考Five years ago, when I taught art at a school in seattle, I used tinkertoys as a test at the beginning of a term to find out something about my students.

五年前,当我在西雅图的一所学校教艺术时,我在学期开始时用tinkertoys作为测试来了解我的学生。

四级We went there about ten years ago for our honeymoon.

大约十年前我们去那里度蜜月。

六级And if you suspected that the workplace had gotten more stressful than it was just a few decades ago, you're right.

如果你怀疑工作场所的压力比几十年前更大,你是对的。

六级"The protection and improvement of the human environment is a major issue which affects the well-being of peoples and economic development throughout the world," read the final declaration from this gathering, the first of a sequence which would lead to t

“保护和改善人类环境是影响全世界人民福祉和经济发展的一个重大问题,”本次会议的《最后宣言》读到,这是导致t

高考Some language experts believe that 10000 years ago, when the world had just five to ten million people, they spoke perhaps 1200 languages between them.

一些语言专家认为,一万年前,当世界上只有五百万到一千万人口时,他们之间可能会说1200种语言。

高考Measles, which once killed 450 children each year and disabled even more, was nearly wiped out in the united states 14 years ago by the universal use of the MMR vaccine.

麻疹曾一度每年导致450名儿童死亡,甚至更多儿童致残。14年前,由于MMR疫苗的普遍使用,麻疹在美国几乎被消灭。

六级I just got the idea a few months ago after posting some holiday photos on my social media accounts.

几个月前,在我的社交媒体账户上发布了一些假日照片后,我才有了这个想法。

四级Several years ago, she became interested in eggs and learned the traditional Ukrainian technique to draw her very modern characters.

几年前,她开始对鸡蛋感兴趣,并学习了传统的乌克兰技巧来画她非常现代的人物。

高考The last time we met them was at our wedding three years ago.

我们最后一次见到他们是在三年前的婚礼上。

六级More than a decade ago, cognitive scientists John Bransford and Daniel Schwartz, both then at Vanderbilt University, found that what distinguished young adults from children was not the ability to retain facts or apply prior knowledge to a new situation b

十多年前,范德比尔特大学的认知科学家约翰·布兰斯福德(John Bransford)和丹尼尔·施瓦茨(Daniel Schwartz)发现,年轻人区别于儿童的不是保留事实或将先验知识应用于新情况的能力

六级Gregg Rosen lost his job as a sales nearly three years ago and is still unemployed.

格雷格·罗森(Gregg Rosen)在近三年前失去了销售部的工作,现在仍然失业。

考研A century ago Octavia Hill launched the National Trust not to rescue stylish houses but to save“the beauty of natural places for everyone forever”.

一个世纪前,奥克塔维亚·希尔成立了国家信托基金会,目的不是拯救时髦的房屋,而是“为每个人永远保存自然之美”。

六级Even five years ago most people faced a choice.

甚至在五年前,大多数人都面临着选择。

高考My goal was to lose 150 pounds in one year and raise $50,000 in support of a movement founded 30 years ago to end hunger.

我的目标是在一年内减掉150磅,筹集5万美元,以支持30年前发起的消除饥饿运动。

四级That's the conclusion of a new study that finds that Earth's oceans now 26 absorb heat at twice the rate they did 18 years ago.

这是一项新研究的结论,该研究发现地球海洋现在吸收热量的速度是18年前的两倍。

六级The last time I was in the hermitage, three months ago

上一次我在隐居地是三个月前

考研Up until a few decades ago, our visions of the future were largely - though by no means uniformly - glowingly positive.

直到几十年前,我们对未来的憧憬在很大程度上——尽管并非一成不变——都是积极的。

四级He lost his mother two weeks ago

他两周前失去了母亲

四级That's about 10 seconds more than the industry average — and a lot slower than a decade ago, according to the study, which was commissioned by QSR, an industry trade publication.

这项由行业贸易出版物QSR委托开展的研究表明,这比行业平均水平高出约10秒,比十年前慢了很多。

六级Let's face it, it wasn't too long ago that the idea of working from anywhere and at anytime was some form of a distant utopian dream,and yet now we can perform almost any office-based task from any location in the world as long as we have access to the in

让我们面对现实吧,就在不久前,随时随地工作的想法还只是一个遥远的乌托邦梦想的一种形式,而现在我们可以在世界上任何地方执行几乎任何基于办公室的任务,只要我们能够访问in

高考I learned this lesson from an experience many years ago.

我从多年前的一次经历中吸取了这个教训。

四级The idea of gamification was practiced by some businesses more than a century ago.

游戏化的理念在一个多世纪前就被一些企业所实践。

考研This figure is now 830, 000 above its year ago level.

这个数字现在比一年前的水平高出83万。

六级One hundred years ago, Colored was the typical way of referring to Americans of African descent.

一百年前,有色人种是指非裔美国人的典型方式。

六级More than 100 years ago, American sociologist W.

100多年前,美国社会学家W。

四级But the word gamification and the widespread, conscious application of the concept only began in earnest about five years ago, Werbach says.

但是沃巴赫说,游戏化这个词和这个概念的广泛、有意识的应用直到大约五年前才真正开始。

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