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单词释义 纠错+ 生词本
adv.以前
adj.以前的
n.(Ago) (美)阿戈(人名)
词根词缀记忆/谐音联想记忆 纠错 +补充
词根a(经、由)+ go走动→本义“走过的,经历过”的意 …………
网友怎么记纠错 +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)

高考Twenty-five years ago, there were hardly any education programs for environment.

25年前,几乎没有任何环境教育项目。

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

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。

高考It was made around 40 years ago.

它是大约40年前制造的。

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

格雷格·罗森失去了销售部的工作;将近三年前,他仍然失业。

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。

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。

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

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。

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 but a quality they called preparation for future learning.

十多年前,当时就读于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前知识应用于新环境的能力,而是他们称之为未来学习准备的素质。

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。

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。

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。

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。

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Several years ago when my grandparents were well into their eighties, they were faced with the reality of no longer being able to adequately care for themselves.

几年前,当我的祖父母快80多岁的时候,他们面临着无法充分照顾自己的现实。

考研In the third quarter, CEO turnover was down 23% from a year ago as nervous boards stuck with the leaders they had, according to Liberum Research.

根据Liberum Research的数据,第三季度,CEO的更替率比一年前下降了23%,这是因为紧张的董事会与他们所拥有的领导者纠缠在一起。

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。

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Years ago, a critical event occurred in my life that would change it forever.

几年前,我的生活中发生了一件将永远改变它的重大事件。

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。

四级He lost his mother two weeks ago

他两周前失去了母亲

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。

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。

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She was injured in a car accident two weeks ago and still in critical condition.

她在两周前的一次车祸中受伤,目前情况危急。

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。

高考Some 2, 500 years ago Greece discovered freedom.

大约2500年前,希腊发现了自由。

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。

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Several years ago I received a letter from seventeen-year-old kerry, who described herself as a world-class fault-finder, almost always bothered by things.

几年前,我收到了一封来自17岁的克里的信,她自称是世界级的挑剔者,几乎总是被事情所困扰。

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 the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit in 1992 and the World Development Summit in Johannesburg three years ago.

“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》写道,这是1992年里约热内卢地球首脑会议和三年前约翰内斯堡世界发展首脑会议的第一步。

六级Not so long ago, people would have turned up their noses at that kind of dedication to the job.

不久前,人们会对这种对工作的奉献嗤之以鼻。

六级Nearly a decade ago it was predicted that viewers of "Friends", a popular situation comedy, would soon be able to purchase a sweater like Jennifer Aniston's with a few taps on their remote control.

近十年前,有人预测,流行情景喜剧《老友记》的观众只需轻敲遥控器,很快就能买到詹妮弗·安妮斯顿的毛衣。

六级And the reality is that antibiotics have been responsible for saving millions of lives since penicillin, one of the earliest antibiotics, was first used on a clinical basis 70 years ago.

而事实是,自从70年前青霉素(最早的抗生素之一)首次在临床上使用以来,抗生素就已经拯救了数百万人的生命。

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。

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。

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。

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。

考研In 2015, the US Forest Service for the first time spent more than half of its $5.5 billion annual budget fighting fires——nearly double the percentage it spent on such efforts 20 years ago.

2015年,美国林业局首次将其55亿美元年度预算的一半以上用于灭火,几乎是20年前的两倍。

六级Our species originated around 200,000 years ago and underwent tremendous diversification culturally, technologically, linguistically, artistically for 130,000 years.

我们的物种起源于大约20万年前,经历了13万年的文化、技术、语言和艺术上的巨大变化。

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。

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。

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The philosophy professor says it is as relevant today as when it was first written many centuries ago.

这位哲学教授说,这本书在今天的意义与它在许多世纪前第一次被写成时一样重要。

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。

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。

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。

考研We suddenly can't remember where we put the keys just a moment ago, or an old acquaintance's name, or the name of an old band we used to love.

我们突然记不起刚才把钥匙放在哪里了,记不起一个老熟人的名字了,记不起我们过去喜欢的老乐队的名字了。

四级Should a woman who possessed a small amount of drugs years ago be permanently unable to be licensed as a nurse?These laws are also counterproductive, since they make it harder for people with criminal records to find housing or land a job, two key factors that reduce backsliding.

几年前持有少量毒品的女性是否应该永久无法获得护士执照?这些法律也起到了反作用,因为它们使有犯罪记录的人更难找到住房或工作,这是减少倒退的两个关键因素。

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。

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。

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。

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。

六级The graduation rate among 25- to 34-year-olds is no better than the rate for the 55- to 64-year-olds who were going to college more than 30 years ago.

25-34岁的人的毕业率并不比30多年前上大学的55-64岁的人高。

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。

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。

高考Three years ago, schools in edina, minnesota, changed the start time from 7:25 am to 8:30 am.

三年前,明尼苏达州埃迪纳的学校将上课时间从上午7:25改为上午8:30。

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”。

考研Ten years ago on Monday, it was announced that the Games of the 30th Olympiad would be in London.

十年前的星期一,有人宣布第30届奥运会将在伦敦举行。

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。

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Picture a typical MBA lecture theatre twenty years ago

想象二十年前一个典型的MBA演讲厅

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。

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。

六级Nearly a decade ago it was predicted that viewers of Friends, a popular situation comedy, would soon be able to purchase a sweater like Jennifer Aniston's with a few taps on their remote control.

近十年前,有人预测,《老友记》是一部颇受欢迎的情景喜剧,只要轻敲遥控器,观众很快就能买到詹妮弗·安妮斯顿的毛衣。

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。

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。

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。

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。

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。

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。

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。

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。

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Charles darwin, over 150 years ago, imagined a world far busier, noisier and more intimate (亲密的) than the world we can see and hear.

150多年前,查尔斯·达尔文(Charles darwin)设想了一个更加繁忙、喧闹和亲密的世界(亲密的) 比我们能看到和听到的世界还要多。

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”。

高考Fifteen years ago, I took a summer vacation in lecce in southern italy.

15年前,我在意大利南部的莱切度暑假。

考研Chances are, your headshots are seen much more often now than a decade or two ago.

很可能,你的头像现在比十年或二十年前更容易被看到。

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。

高考Three weeks ago, I witnessed a small near-disaster a few miles west of here.

三周前,我目睹了在这里以西几英里处发生的一场小灾难。

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。

高考It was on the desk with my book a moment ago.

刚才它和我的书在桌子上。

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nine decades ago, leading economists predicted that technological advances and rising productivity would mean that would be working a 15-hour week.

90年前,主要经济学家预测技术进步和生产率提高将意味着每周工作15小时。

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。

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I was able to buy it a little over a year ago because I had my relatives give me money for my birthday instead of clothes that wouldn't fit.

一年多前,我买了它,因为我的亲戚给了我生日礼物,而不是不合身的衣服。

六级He was kidnapped eight months ago.

他八个月前被绑架了。

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。

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