Someone had accidentally turned on the device hours beforehand, and by the time the meeting started, the batteries were dead.
Cheap gas has also rendered government-preferred energy sources like solar even more uneconomic than they were beforehand.
He had scouted out all the targets for Lashkar-e-Taiba in Mumbai in five visits to the city in the two years beforehand.
And then, and only then—a few days beforehand—do they announce where and when the event is going to take place.
In the evening hours beforehand, Fountain had worked a normal shift in the bowels of the just-opened facility.
I had only asked permission to take twelve men with me whose names had to be sent in beforehand.
The remoulade sauce will be much better if made some hours beforehand.
It had been arranged for weeks beforehand, and the whole family were delighted with the novelty of the proposition.
The beds chosen for them are those that have been planted with Tulips the autumn beforehand.
You should never let any one wait, Gladys, unless I have told you beforehand.