They started hours ago.
How long ago was that?
She borrowed the book from him many years ago and hasn't yet returned it.
Long, long ago, there lived an old man and his wife.
A few years ago it would have been inconceivable for Japan to send troops overseas.
Years ago this principle was widely recognized.
That portrait reminds me of someone I knew a long time ago.
Not long ago we heard a father say in the presence of his large family, "I don't want any of my boys to be lawyers."
It was almost a decade ago, on May 8th, 1980, that Mount St. Helens erupted.
Tom began reading that book three weeks ago and he still has only read less than half of it.
What did you do with my glasses? They were here a minute ago.
Oh, sure, I studied English in my school days. But it wasn't until two or three years ago that I really started taking it seriously.
Years ago, she used to hang around with a bunch of bikers.
If you want to hear a scary story, I'll tell you about a dream I had a few weeks ago.
Didn't I give you 10,000 yen a week ago?
The chief clerk is not a hardworking man, but gets ahead rapidly because he knows how to curry favor with his superiors.
I congratulate him and Governor Palin for all they have achieved, and I look forward to working with them to renew this nation's promise in the months ahead.
Right, I'll check your work, OK? "Please go ahead and inspect. I think I gave it a good go."
Once you go ahead and start, even the tiresome work of adding and subtracting figures is interesting in its way.
Words alone cannot meet the needs of our people. These needs will be met only if we act boldly in the years ahead; and if we understand that the challenges we face are shared, and our failure to meet them will hurt us all.
According to the long-term forecast, a mild winter seems to be ahead.
The verb "to downdate" does not exist in the English lexicon, but let's go ahead and coin it anyway.
Er, Karin ..., shouldn't we call it a night soon? "No! No quitting while ahead! Next time I'll win for sure!"
Spoilers ahead! If you don't mind that then read after highlighting (colour inverting).
The road ahead will be long. Our climb will be steep. We may not get there in one year or even in one term. But, America, I have never been more hopeful than I am tonight that we WILL get there.
At present a very great number of people are seeking to participate and, depending on circumstances, up to a month ahead is fully booked.
While Eugene is busy translating sentences from Russian to English, I'll quickly add some Belorussian translations and jump ahead of Uyghur.
We are here just for a spell and then pass on. So get a few laughs and do the best you can. Live your life so that whenever you lose it, you are ahead.
Death before dishonor!
The fact that Britain had no national anthem before 1745 is in itself of little consequence.
Before long, the moon came out.
I told you before that you should ask your mother first.
Before Tom met Mary, he never seemed to be happy.
She had been in the hospital for a week before her husband came back.
Many parents think it's important for their children to eat before 8:00 p.m.
Before you can love others, you need to be able to love yourself.
Humanity has suffered more from war in this century than ever before.
He had not been employed by the company two years before his linguistic abilities were recognized.
It was very cold, and then before long, on top of that, it began to rain.
I'll leave a key with my next-door neighbour in case you get here before I do.
Before going to study in Paris, I must brush up on my French.
I met Tom before I graduated from high school, but didn't meet Mary until many years later.
It's very unlikely that we will release a new album before next winter.
The previous tenant took excellent care of her apartment.
Around 30% increase in power seen in in-house comparisons with previous model.
Regarding Professor Scott's final criticism I have nothing more to add to what I said in my previous reply.
Yes. She got an introduction from her previous doctor and transferred to this hospital.
It is that Emmet's theory is compatible with previous theories in physics that is of most significance.
Arriving at the end of each year (that is, the last day of the lunar calendar) wasn't just a new day taking over from the previous one, but also a new year taking over from the previous one, and this was called 'first exchange'.
Would you like to buy a suit? the shopkeeper asked Dima, who brought the smells of the previous night with him as he walked through the door.
If you can't come on the day of your appointment, be sure to let us know by the previous day.
She made it in a total of 19 hours and 55 minutes, which is shorter than the previous record by 10 hours.
In short, it is because the 'plan.doc' file I attached in the previous email was infected with a virus.
Hardly had he woke up when he remembered the embarrassing incident of the previous night.
He said that his previous dentist told him that he'd remove nicotine stains if he stopped smoking.
That's the mind-set of a previous time. The current generation doesn't think that way.
Profit on computers for the previous year was nearly ten percent higher than the current year.
The front door remained locked.
Whenever I get on the subway, I put my wallet in my front pocket.
The other day when I stopped by at a friend's house, it wasn't my friend that came out of the front door, but her husband.
The front wheel plays an important role in two-wheeled vehicles moving without falling over.
I may seem confident, but I get extremely nervous speaking in front of people. My hands tremble, I get all tongue-tied, and sometimes I don't even know what I'm saying myself.
Moreover, when viewed from the side, the front teeth are protruding.
On Saturday evenings everybody in the family had a bath one after another in an old tin bath in front of the fire.
Pretty soon along came to the village some strangely dressed people who called themselves surveyors; and they surveyed a line in front of my grandmother's little house.
The Mafia uses legitimate business operations as a front.
Polyphemus, son of Neptune, had only one eye in the front.
What's up? Fidgeting around in front of the house. "Um ... I was waiting for you to come back."
The novel "All Quiet on the Western Front" by Erich Maria Remarque has been translated into more than fifty languages.
When many enemies appear in front of you, look back, you have many allies as well.
The exchange unfolding in front of my eyes had not a single millimetre of a gap in which for me to slip.
You need to reverse your vest, it's back to front.