antes de salir

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antes de salir(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (before exiting or departing)
a. before going out
Deja tu cuarto ordenado antes de salir.Tidy up your room before going out.
b. before leaving
Antes de salir debemos asegurarnos de que las puertas y ventanas estén cerradas con llave.Before leaving, we should check the doors and windows are locked.
c. before coming out
Abríguense bien antes de salir. Hace mucho frío aquí fuera.Wrap yourselves up before coming out. It's very cold out here.
d. before setting off
Todo el equipaje de la expedición fue revisado por última vez antes de salir.The entire expedition's luggage was checked one last time before setting off.
2. (before coming into sight or sprouting)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Las heladas tardías destruyeron las plantas antes de salir.The late frosts destroyed the plants before they came up.
Ahora no es tiempo de podar la camelia antes de salir las flores.This isn't the time to prune the camelia before the flowers come out.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
En el techo ya había humedad antes de salir la gotera.The ceiling was damp before the leak actually appeared.
Partiremos antes de salir el sol.We'll leave before the sun rises.
3. (before being made public)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
La serie ya había creado gran expectación antes de salir.There was a lot of hype about the series before its release.
Había tantos pedidos del libro que se agotó antes de salir.There were so many preorders of the book that it sold out before publication.
4. (computing)
a. before exiting
Antes de salir, cierre todas las ventanas.Before exiting, close all the windows.
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