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"In advance" is a phrase which is often translated as "de antemano", and "ahead of time" is an adverb which is often translated as "con anticipación". Learn more about the difference between "in advance" and "ahead of time" below.
in advance(
ihn
 
ahd
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vahns
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. de antemano
Can somebody help me with this question? Thanks in advance.¿Hay alguien que pueda ayudarme con esta pregunta? Gracias de antemano.
b. con antelación
Make sure to buy your tickets in advance; we don't want them all to be sold before we get there.Asegúrate de comprar tus boletos con antelacion; no queremos que se vendan todos antes que lleguemos.
c. por adelantado
Can we go to your house tonight? - We should ask my parents in advance.¿Podemos ir a tu casa esta noche? - Deberíamos preguntar a mis padres por adelantado.
d. con anticipación
Let me know in advance next time you all go out.Avísame con anticipación la próxima vez que salgan.
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ahead of time(
uh
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hehd
 
uhv
 
taym
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. con anticipación
We practiced our dance moves ahead of time so we would be ready for the talent show.Practicamos nuestros movimientos de baile con anticipación para que estuviéramos listos para la noche de talentos.
b. previamente
Do you have enough gas? - Yes, I filled my tank up ahead of time.¿Tienes suficiente gas? - Sí, llené mi tanque previamente.
c. antes
There's no school today? I wish you had told me ahead of time.¿No hay escuela hoy? Ojalá me lo hubieras dicho antes.
d. de antemano
I didn't know ahead of time that we had a test, but I already knew the answers.No sabía de antemano que teníamos una prueba, pero ya sabía las respuestas.
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